Roman Holiday Definition
Entertainment acquired at the expense of others' suffering, or a spectacle yielding such entertainment.
Webster's New World
A violent public spectacle or disturbance in which shame, degradation, or physical harm is intentionally inflicted on one person or group by another.
Origin of Roman Holiday
From the bloody gladiatorial contests staged as entertainment for the ancient Romans
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the gladiatorial contests of Ancient Rome
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