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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.]
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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]
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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]
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fiesta

A Spanish word meaning feast, used to mean a religious festival or any kind of celebration.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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)
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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.
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Translations
عيدمَهْرَجان ديني، إحْتِفال
slavnostsvátek
festdagfiestahelligdag
templombúcsú
hátíî; frískemmtun, hátíîahald
fiesta
svētki

fiesta

[fɪˈestə] Nfiesta f
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fiesta

[fiˈɛstə] nfiesta f
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fiesta

nFiesta f
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fiesta

[fɪˈɛstə] nfiesta f inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fiesta

(fiˈestə) noun
1. a (religious) holiday, especially in Roman Catholic countries.
2. a festival or celebration.
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