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lollapalooza

1. Something that is very large, awe inspiring, outstanding, or particularly remarkable. (Uncommon in modern usage, as most occurrences of the term are refer to the name of an annual musical festival.) We're looking to throw a lollapalooza of a party next weekend. This lawsuit is set to be a lollapalooza, one of the largest this country has ever seen. The meteorologist warned that the developing storm could become a devastating lollapalooza.
2. In poker, a fake hand of five specific cards chosen randomly at the beginning of a night's play that is supposedly allowed to trump any other hand on that night alone. So the story goes, the old cowboys thwarted the card sharp's Royal Flush by all declaring that their comrade's hand was a lollapalooza, which wins by default.

lollapalooza

(lɑləpəˈluzə)
1. n. something very big; something wondrous. Look at that bump on your head. That’s a lollapalooza!
2. n. a big lie. What a lollapalooza! You expect me to believe that?
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The private concert hosted at Venue SIX10 and featuring a fleet of Toyotas for safe rides home was the culmination of Toyotas Lollapalooza presence.
singer and composer Carla Morrison, dance music duo Adventure Club, and social media photographer Bryant Eslava, who are sharing their experiences through an immersive 360 video and a photo series titled Becoming Lolla, which aims to narrate the history of Lollapalooza from its inception through the 25th Hour.
Lollapalooza is the fifth installment of the 2016 Toyota Music experience.
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Lollapalooza officials then took to Twitter to announce the cancellation.
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