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fi·es·ta

 (fē-ĕs′tə)
n.
1. A festival or religious holiday, especially a saint's day celebrated in Spanish-speaking countries.
2. A celebration or party.

[Spanish, from Vulgar Latin *festa, alteration of *fēsta; see feast.]

fiesta

(fɪˈɛstə; Spanish ˈfjesta)
n
1. a religious festival or celebration, esp on a saint's day
2. a holiday or carnival
[Spanish, from Latin festa, plural of festum festival; see feast]

fi•es•ta

(fiˈɛs tə)

n.
1. any festival or festive celebration.
2. (in Spain and Latin America) a festive celebration of a religious holiday.
[1835–45, Amer.; < Sp < Latin fēsta; see feast]

fiesta

A Spanish word meaning feast, used to mean a religious festival or any kind of celebration.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fiesta - an elaborate party (often outdoors)fiesta - an elaborate party (often outdoors)
party - an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; "he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
luau - an elaborate Hawaiian feast or party (especially one accompanied by traditional foods and entertainment)
potlatch - a ceremonial feast held by some Indians of the northwestern coast of North America (as in celebrating a marriage or a new accession) in which the host gives gifts to tribesmen and others to display his superior wealth (sometimes, formerly, to his own impoverishment)

fiesta

noun carnival, party, holiday, fair, fête, festival, celebration, feast, revel, jubilee, festivity, jamboree, Mardi Gras, revelry, mela, Saturnalia, saint's day, merrymaking, carousal, bacchanal or bacchanalia, gala It was spectacular - a fiesta of music and dance.
Translations
عيدمَهْرَجان ديني، إحْتِفال
slavnostsvátek
festdagfiestahelligdag
templombúcsú
hátíî; frískemmtun, hátíîahald
fiesta
svētki

fiesta

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fiesta

(fiˈestə) noun
1. a (religious) holiday, especially in Roman Catholic countries.
2. a festival or celebration.
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It''s no wonder the company set aside a Fiesta Day of fun and celebration on January 24 to mark its achievements, announcing that 109,250 Fiestas alone were registered in 2012 in the UK - Europe''s most successful market for the model.
EVENTS to enjoy in the week ahead include: * Tomorrow the Bowes Museum at Barnard Castle is holding a Mexican Fiesta Day, with Latino music, dance and themed food.
Every year on fiesta day a bull would be taken by the men of the town to the top of the town hall staircase and hurled off the balcony.
The hotel is offering a special 'Thrill Seeker Six Flags Tickets' package, which includes king or double queen suite accommodation, complimentary breakfast for two, free Wi-Fi and in-room home office suite, access to outdoor swimming pool and fitness centre, and Six Flags Fiesta day passes for two adults.
A MEXICAN Fiesta Day takes place on Tyneside this weekend as part of the Vamos
Glebe Farm Fiesta day was filled with community spirit where people of all ages and from all walks of life did their bit to contribute, either by taking part in a talent contest, helping out at stalls or simply coming along and providing a welcoming smile for newcomers like myself.
We could make it a Fiesta day and all the people who have a Fiesta to sell would be able to bring it along on the day.
For instance, Fridays in the summer are celebrated with "Fun Friday" themes, including Favorite Sports Team Day, 80s Day, and Fiesta Day.
PEOPLE can dress up in sombreros and enjoy a feast of fajitas as part of celebrations for Mexican Fiesta Day.
The Viva la Familia Fiesta day was the culmination of a 60-day, multimedia campaign using TV, radio endorsements, digital promotions, magazine, and door to door media to drive event participation, garnering more than 95 million total consumer impressions.
Fiesta Day brought in the single largest concert attendance, with 16,000 fans turning out for the group Conjunto Primavera.
On Saturday, May 10, DWR employees will take part in a Jack Splash Children's event as part of Oroville's Feather Fiesta Day celebration, a nine-day event scheduled this year from May 3 through May 11.