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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

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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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