Meaning of Anthesteria

An•thes•te•ri•a

Pronunciation: (an"thu-stēr'ē-u), [key]
— n. (sometimes used with a pl. v.)
  1. one of the ancient Athenian festivals composing the Dionysia; a spring festival celebrating flowers and new wine.
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