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[fee-es-tuh; Spanish fyes-tah] /fiˈɛs tə; Spanish ˈfyɛs tɑ/

noun, plural fiestas
[fee-es-tuh z; Spanish fyes-tahs] /fiˈɛs təz; Spanish ˈfyɛs tɑs/ (Show IPA)
any festival or festive celebration.
(in Spain and Latin America) a festive celebration of a religious holiday.
/fɪˈɛstə; Spanish ˈfjesta/
a religious festival or celebration, esp on a saint’s day
a holiday or carnival

1844, Spanish, literally “feast” (see feast (n.)).


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