A party is a gathering of people who have been invited by a host for the purposes of socializing, conversation, or recreation. A party will typically feature food and beverages, and often music and dancing as well.
Some parties are held in honor of a specific person, day, or event (e.g., a birthday party, a Super Bowl party, or a St. Patrick’s Day party). Parties of this kind are often called celebrations.
A party is not necessarily a private occasion. Public parties are sometimes held in restaurants, pubs, or bars, and people attending such parties may be charged an admission fee by the host.
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... After World War I the Liberal Party began to disintegrate and Labour emerged as the party of progressive politics in Scotland, gaining a solid following among working ... However, the "Reds" operated within the Labour Party and had little influence in Parliament in the face of heavy unemployment the workers' mood changed to passive ... government from 1922 to 1923 and another Scot, Ramsey MacDonald, would be the Labour Party's first Prime Minister in 1924 and again from 1929-35 ...
... levels, the organizational hierarchy was managed by Party Committees, or partkoms (партком) ... The bottom level of the Party was the primary party organization (первичная партийная организация) or party cell (партийная ячейка) ... The management of a cell was called party bureau/partbureau (партийное бюро, партбюро) ...
... in England and Wales, they adopted the name Unionist Party in Scotland ... organisations, including the Independent Labour Party, joined to make the British Labour Party in 1906, with Keir Hardie as its first chairman ...
... Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale (born January 5, 1928) is an American Democratic Party politician who served as the 42nd Vice President of the United States (1977–1981) under ... He was the Democratic Party's presidential candidate in the United States presidential election of 1984 ... Senator in late 1964 as a member of the Democratic Party upon the resignation of Hubert Humphrey, and held that post until 1976 ...
... The organisation of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union was based on the principles of democratic centralism ... The governing body of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) was the Party Congress which initially met annually but whose meetings became less frequent ... Party Congresses would elect a Central Committee which, in turn, would elect a Politburo ...
Famous quotes containing the word party:
“When the doctrine of allegiance to party can utterly up-end a mans moral constitution and make a temporary fool of him besides, what excuse are you going to offer for preaching it, teaching it, extending it, perpetuating it? Shall you say, the best good of the country demands allegiance to party? Shall you also say it demands that a man kick his truth and his conscience into the gutter, and become a mouthing lunatic, besides?”
—Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (18351910)
“DORIS: Heres the two of spades.
DUSTY: The two of spades!
THATS THE COFFIN!!
DORIS: THATS THE COFFIN?
Oh good heavens whatll I do?
Just before a party too!”
—T.S. (Thomas Stearns)
“I am proud to be a member of a party that opens its doors to all menand closes its hearts to none.”
—Lyndon Baines Johnson (19081973)