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tea party US English

A social gathering in the afternoon at which tea, cakes, and other light refreshments are served

Boston Tea Party US English

A violent demonstration in 1773 by American colonists before the American Revolution. Colonists boarded vessels in Boston harbor and threw the cargoes of tea into the water in protest at the imposition of a tax on tea by the British Parliament, in which the colonists had no representation

mad hatter's tea party in mad hatter US English

A highly eccentric or crazy character (frequently in mad hatter's tea party).