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Definition of tea party in English:

noun

1A social gathering in the afternoon at which tea, cakes, and other light refreshments are served.
Example sentences
  • I appreciate the invitation for the afternoon tea party with Princess Mikasa but unfortunately had to go on to something else.
  • The local ladies of the Limerick Invalid fund thank all who contributed so generously to the afternoon tea party.
  • At least the Vicar's tea party serves refreshments.
2 (Tea Party) A US political party that emerged from a movement of conservatives protesting against the federal government in 2009.
[in allusion to the Boston Tea Party]

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