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LAN Party

Vangie Beal
Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:47 am

Slang term used to describe an event or gathering of people, usually gamers, who setup a LAN (local-area network) and play multiplayergames on the LAN. Often, gamers will travel for a LAN party and bring their own computer system with them.

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