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Ga·la

 (gā′lə, găl′ə, gä′lə)
n.
A variety of apple with crisp fruit that has yellow skin streaked with red.

ga·la

 (gā′lə, găl′ə, gä′lə)
n.
1. A festive occasion, especially a lavish social event or entertainment.
2. Chiefly British An athletic competition, especially a swimming contest.
adj.
1. Marked by lavish or festive celebration: a gala ball after the inaugural ceremony.
2. Characterized by sumptuous social pleasure: the gala life of the very rich.

[Italian and French, both ultimately from Old French gale, rejoicing, from galer, to make merry; see gallant.]

gala

(ˈɡɑːlə; ˈɡeɪlə)
n
1.
a. a celebration; festive occasion
b. (as modifier): a gala occasion.
2. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) chiefly Brit a sporting occasion involving competitions in several events: a swimming gala.
[C17: from French or Italian, from Old French gale pleasure, from Old French galer to make merry, probably of Germanic origin; compare gallant]

ga•la

(ˈgeɪ lə, ˈgæl ə; esp. Brit. ˈgɑ lə)

adj.
1. marking or befitting a special occasion; festive: a gala affair.
n.
2. a festive celebration, often involving public entertainment.
[1615–25; < French < Italian < Old French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gala - a gay festivitygala - a gay festivity      
festivity, celebration - any joyous diversion

gala

noun
1. festival, party, fête, celebration, carnival, festivity, pageant, jamboree a gala at the Royal Opera House
adjective
1. festive, merry, joyous, joyful, celebratory, convivial, gay, festal I want to make her birthday a gala occasion.

gala

noun
A large or important social gathering:
Informal: do.
Slang: bash.
adjective
Marked by festal celebration:
Translations
إحْتِفالمِهْرَجان
slavnostutkánízávody
idrætsstævneudendørsfest
gála
hátíîkeppni, kappleikur
sporta sacīkstessvētkisvinības
spoločenská udalosť

gala

[ˈgɑːlə]
A. N (= festive occasion) → fiesta f (Sport) → festival m
swimming galafestival m de natación
B. CPD gala day Ndía m de gala
gala performance Nfunción f de gala

gala

[ˈgɑːlə]
ngala m swimming gala
modif [evening, performance] → de gala

gala

n (= festive occasion)großes Fest; (Theat, Film: = ball) → Galaveranstaltung f; swimming/sports galagroßes Schwimm-/Sportfest; opening/closing galaEröffnungs-/Abschlussveranstaltung f

gala

[ˈgɑːlə] n (festive occasion) → festa; (important) → gran galà m inv
swimming gala → manifestazione f di nuoto

gala

(ˈgaːlə) , (ˈgeilə; (American) ˈgeilə) noun
1. an occasion of entertainment and enjoyment out of doors. a children's gala.
2. a meeting for certain sports. a swimming gala.
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