A panegyris (πανηγυρις) (Greek - gathering), is an Ancient Greek religious assembly. Each was dedicated to the worship of a particular god. It is also associated with saint days and holy festivals.

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Πανηγυρις is also transliterated as panegyry, and in turn, some sources define panegyry to be a panegyric. A panegyric is a formal public speech. This could be a separate usage of panegyry, an obsolete usage, or simply an error.


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