Orgies

Orgies, festivals among the Greeks and Orientals generally connected with the worship of nature divinities, in particular Demeter (q.v.), Dionysos (q.v.), and the Cabiri, celebrated with mystic rites and much licentious behaviour.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Organon * Oriflamme
Ordericus Vitalis
Orders in Council
Oreades
Oregon
Orelli, Conrad von
Orelli, Johann Kaspar von
Orestes
Orfila, M. J. Bonaventure
Organism
Organon
Orgies
Oriflamme
Origen
Original Sin
Orinoco River
Orion
Orissa
Orkney Islands
Orlando
Orleans
Orleans, Dukes of

Nearby

Orgies in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable