Meaning of Lenaea

Le•nae•a

Pronunciation: (lu-nē'u), [key]
— n. (sometimes used with a pl. v.)
  1. a festival in ancient Athens in honor of Dionysus, celebrated at the beginning of February and comprising a public banquet followed by the performance of comedies.
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