en fête

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en fête

(ɑ̃ fɛt)
advadj
1. dressed for a festivity
2. engaged in a festivity
[C19: literally: in festival]
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en fête

A French phrase meaning in festival, used to describe a place that is holding a festivity or a person that is dressed for festivities.
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100 YEARS AGO FIGHTING AT LUDLOW PEACE CELEBRATIONS On Saturday the ancient Borough was en fete on the occasion of the Victory Celebrations.
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