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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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Police have assured that the fiestas of Tacloban and Ormoc cities in Leyte this month would be safe and orderly.
The seats, and this is the only thing inside the car that sets it apart from a regular Fiesta, are trimmed in a rather more durable fabric than the normal Fiestas.
Across the UK, 120,000 Fiestas found homes on our driveways in 2016 alone.
The Minyard stores will continue to be supplied by their current supplier AWG, along with Fiestas supplier Grocery Supply.
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.
La mencionada labor estuvo enmarcada dentro de un Proyecto de Investigacion bianual (2010-2012), acreditado y financiado por la Secretaria de Ciencia, Tecnica y Posgrado (SeCTyP) de la UNCuyo, cuya tematica verso sobre "las fiestas religiosas como metodo de evangelizacion, desde la Antiguedad Tardia hasta America conquistada".
Chilean music group Chico Trujillo presents Reina de Todas las Fiestas ("The Queen of All Parties"), their latest pan-Latin American album.
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.
But even 2014 Fiestas with Ford's 1.6-liter, naturally aspirated four cylinder that develops 120 horsepower can be rated as high as 30/41 mpg by the federal government.
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.