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shindig

(ˈʃɪndɪg)
n. a party; a dance. (Probably from shindy = spree, celebration.) What a fancy shindig! They even have glass glasses!
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The Shindig team said: "Everyone involved in last night's event is extremely devastated about the tragic death of the young girl who died in hospital in the early hours of this morning.
Geeks with Benefits broke an attendance and fundraising record in 2014 with The Big Damn Shindig 5, and hopes are high for the June 27, 2015 event.
His collaboration with the band produced the ballet Shindig.
Byline: early finest got On local Blevins fired up as By Katie Davies Shindig
Though small by Gaga standards will probably rate alongside a quiet shindig for Kate and Wills.
The Spring Shindig, organised by Lucy Armstrong, Kirsty Barr, Jill McGregor, Jane Fenwick, Susan Thompson, Tania Conway and Ailsa Tweedie, was held at Springwood Park, Kelso, and raised more than PS24,000.
PIXIE Geldof flashed a pink passport to prove she was 18 at her coming-of-age shindig at London's Bungalow 8.
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The shindig took the form of a tea party complete with a 1940s-style jazz band.
Killie had originally invited Celtic to take their own DJ to Rugby Park to orchestrate a possible shindig.
It's a snazzy shindig for California's elite, and it surely isn't free.
The party was forced to cancel its annual shindig for AMs, support staff and journalists, a bowling competition in Cardiff Bay, when somebody realised it clashed with a party held down the road by Tory AMs Alun Cairns and Glyn Davies.
There's always a shindig or something going on, so get out there and be merry
On arrival back in Wiltshire, where they've shared a home for some time, there was a celebratory shindig for the popular couple at the Hannon local, The Shears.