noun fi·es·ta \fē-ˈes-tə\

: a public celebration in Spain and Latin America with parades and dances in honor of a saint

Full Definition of FIESTA

:  festival; specifically :  a saint's day celebrated in Spain and Latin America with processions and dances

Examples of FIESTA

  1. <the city's Latinos have a series of fiestas throughout the summer>

Origin of FIESTA

Spanish, from Latin festa — more at feast
First Known Use: 1844

Rhymes with FIESTA

FIESTA Defined for Kids


noun fi·es·ta \fē-ˈe-stə\

Definition of FIESTA for Kids

:  a celebration especially in Spain and Latin America that commemorates a saint


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