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An autumn festival that usually emphasizes merrymaking and the consumption of beer.
[German : Oktober, October (from Latin Octōber; see October) + Fest, festival (from Middle High German vëst, from Latin fēstum, from neuter of fēstus, festive; see dhēs- in Indo-European roots).]
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|Noun||1.||Oktoberfest - a strong lager made originally in Germany for the Oktoberfest celebration; sweet and copper-colored|
|2.||Oktoberfest - an autumn festival that involves merrymaking and drinking beer|
festival, fete - an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place); "a drama festival"
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