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orgy

History secret religious rites of Dionysus, Bacchus, etc., marked by drinking, dancing, and songs
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Orgy

 

(1) A religious rite in the mysteries associated with the cults of many ancient Oriental (Astarte, Isis, Osiris, Cybele, Tammuz), Greek (Orpheus, Dionysus), and Roman gods. Orgies were frequently unruly.

(2) A wild banquet.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

What does it mean when you dream about an orgy?

A dream about an orgy suggests repressed desires of the id, desires for expression of one’s sexuality and passion. It indicates the need to be surrounded by the vital forces of life.

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Unluckily, Eric has just talked his closest friends into having a holiday weekend orgy.
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Several participants chose to make their way to the Orgy Dome run by a group called And Then There's Only Love, (https://www.thesun.co.uk/living/1705240/everyone-who-enters-intends-to-have-sex-inside-the-burning-man-festivals-orgy-dome-where-5000-horny-revellers-get-down-and-dirty-every-year/) The Sun  reported Wednesday.
THIS is the bolthole where Prince Andrew is alleged to have slept with an underage girl at an orgy - and where his sex offender pal is thought to be hiding out.
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"It's an orgy of vanilla heterophilia, a fantasy of a straight, lily-white America that should have gone the way of the original Star Trek Enterprise."