fiesta

(redirected from Fiestas)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

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

[fɪˈestə] Nfiesta f

fiesta

[fiˈɛstə] nfiesta f

fiesta

nFiesta f

fiesta

[fɪˈɛstə] nfiesta f inv

fiesta

(fiˈestə) noun
1. a (religious) holiday, especially in Roman Catholic countries.
2. a festival or celebration.
References in periodicals archive ?
Todas las fiestas liturgicas, las que eran muy abundantes siguiendo el calendario romano, estaban controladas.
Our prior supermarket investing experience and success will further strengthen Fiestas position in the markets we serve.
The first Fiestas rolled off the production line 40 years ago in Valencia in Spain and, since then, our love affair with this great little car has just kept on going.
Highlighting the technical progress since the original Fiesta was introduced, it would now take more than 80 modern-day Fiestas to generate the NOx emissions of a single 1976 Mk1 model.
The expression "merry month of May" resonates more with Filipinos because we associate it with fiestas.
The front styling on all Fiestas gets a bit of an Aston Martin treatment with new headlight shapes and prominent grille.
According to automotive data intelligence provider JATO Dynamics, Ford last year sold more than 950,000 cars in the 30 main European markets, including more than 300,000 Fiestas.
The April monthly sales chart saw 6,909 Fiestas shifted.
Also adopting a locally unseen creative strategy, Ford Lio Ho continues to sell imported Fiestas.
Valencia continues to build the current Fiesta production with Ford's manufacturing plant in Cologne, Germany, now producing the majority of new Fiestas.
According to latest figures from automotive data and intelligence provider JATO Dynamics, some 68,630 Fiestas were sold in March - a 25.
Fast Ford fans will have to move quickly, though,with only 650 of these special faster Fiestas being created.