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A party designed to enhance a hallucinogenic experience through music and behavior, which consists of an all-night dance session at a club or party, accompanied by the ingestion of recreational—i.e., not overdose—levels of a designer drug of abuse, ecstasy—MDMA

rave

Rave party Substance abuse A social activity of recent vintage consisting of an all-night dance session at a club or party, often accompanied by the ingestion of recreational doses–ie, not overdose levels–of the 'designer' drug of abuse, ecstasy–MDMA. See Ecstasy.

rave

(rāv) [ME. raven, to be delirious]
1. To talk irrationally, as in delirium.
2. An all-night dance party at which mind-altering drugs, e.g., ecstasy or other amphetamines, are often used.
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In the north, Himachal Pradesh's Kullu valley is now known for its full-moon-night jungle rave parties.
The Karnataka government has banned all kinds of rave parties in the state.
They're seeking ways of shifting the drugs and appear to have decided that rave parties are a good outlet.
We are trying to get some new instruments also so we will try to crackdown on the rave parties also," he added.
VALENCIA - As the bone-jarring beat of loud techno music filled the room and colored lights danced on the walls and ceiling, hundreds of parents and teens sat before projected images of teen-agers at rave parties.
TWO big rave parties were raided by police at the weekend, resulting in the seizure of cash and a variety of drugs.
And the youths in Delhi are fuelling their rave parties with these cheap varieties.
And who are the people at unis that go to the rave parties and the bar?
VALENCIA - Rave parties - drug-saturated, all-night revelries featuring ear-blasting techno music and hundreds of teens wearing pajamas - are usually held in abandoned warehouses and remote wilderness areas, not in luxury hotels.
But now the headstones lie smashed, rave parties go on here and even kids take drugs here.
However, several complaints were lodged after tourists were found indulging in rave parties and walking nude on the beach lately.
Rave parties - which can involve large groups of young people using drugs to stay awake all night - have increased demand for drugs such as methamphetamine and MDMA, aka ecstasy, authorities say.