Cor*rob"o*ree` (?), n. [Also corrobboree, corrobori, etc.] [Native name.]

1.

A nocturnal festivity with which the Australian aborigines celebrate tribal events of importance. Symbolic dances are given by the young men of the tribe, while the women act as musicians.

2.

A song or chant made for such a festivity.

3.

A festivity or social gathering, esp. one of a noisy or uproarious character; hence, tumult; uproar. [Australia]

 

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