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addaword.gifdefinition of carmageddon

noun
a serious traffic jam which results from a major road being closed down
Southern Californians were making the ultimate sacrifice to avoid the dreaded "Carmageddon" – leaving their cars in the garage.
Submitted from United States on 17/07/2011 09:41:00
Definition of carmageddon 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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clapped-out

old and in bad condition, or no longer effective