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house party

noun
1.
the entertainment of guests for one or more nights at one's home, a fraternity or sorority house, etc.
2.
the guests at such an affair or party:
The house party goes sailing today.
Also, houseparty.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • Strolling by, you might mistake it for a cozy house party.
  • Bridle asked what happens to a parent who supplies alcohol to minors or allows alcohol at a house party.
British Dictionary definitions for house party

house party

noun
1.
a party, usually in a country house, at which guests are invited to stay for several days
2.
the guests who are invited
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