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party, noun

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Also with initial capital.
Origin:
EnglishShow more Special senses of English party group.
historical
1. An officially constituted group of British settlers (especially those of 1820) under the leadership of one person and initially settled together on contiguous farms.
1819 Circular (Colonial Office) in G.M. Theal Rec. of Cape Col. (1902) XII. 229It is absolutely requisite that the details respecting the Individuals of your Party which you are called upon to state in the Returns, should be correctly specified.
1975 D.H. Strutt Clothing Fashions 168Parliament voted £50,000 (R100,000) to pay for the passages of 57 parties, each under a leader.
2. location sense 1 a. Also an element in place-names.
1820 G. Barker Journal. 27 Dec.Left Bushmans Rivier at day light and rode to Mr Sephtons party of settlers.
1971 Grocott’s Mail 27 Apr. 1The Location of the Salem Party (sub-division No. 6) and Portion 23 of Salem Commonage, all situate in the Division of Albany.
An officially constituted group of British settlers (especially those of 1820) under the leadership of one person and initially settled together on contiguous farms.
location1 a. Also an element in place-names.

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