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 for Dionysia
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dionysia \Di`o*ny"si*a\, n. pl. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Class. Antiq.)
     Any of the festivals held in honor of the Olympian god
     Dionysus. They correspond to the Roman Bacchanalia; the
     greater Dionysia were held at Athens in March or April, and
     were celebrated with elaborate performances of both tragedies
     and comedies.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of
           Dionysus (= Bacchus) [syn: Dionysia, Bacchanalia]

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