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addaword.gifdefinition of brobdingnagian

used to describe anything of colossal size
The Philistines produced a brobdingnagian champion called Goliath.
Submitted by: Karl Sammut (Gateway School of English) from Malta on 07/05/2013 22:18:00
Definition of brobdingnagian from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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