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 Orfeo and Heuro’dis.Orgoglio (pron. Or-gole’-yo). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Or’gies (2 syl.).
 
Drunken revels, riotous feasts; so called from the nocturnal festivals in honour of Bacchus. (Greek, org, violent emotion.)   1
 


 Orfeo and Heuro’dis.Orgoglio (pron. Or-gole’-yo). 

 
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