• WordNet 3.6
    • n balagan a word for chaos or fiasco borrowed from modern Hebrew (where it is a loan word from Russian) "it was utter and complete balagan!"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n balagan A thatched pyramidal wooden hut of eastern Siberia, raised on piles to a height of about 10 feet, and reached by a ladder consisting of a notched tree-stem.
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At Seattle's Balagan Theatre, a rock musical about the trials of teendom.
Balagan Theatre perform "Crow and Raven" from "Greetings from Styx ".