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fiesta

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noun fi·es·ta \fē-ˈes-tə\

Simple Definition of fiesta

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fiesta

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

Examples of fiesta in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of fiesta

Spanish, from Latin festa — more at feast


First Known Use: 1844

Rhymes with fiesta


FIESTA Defined for Kids

fiesta

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noun fi·es·ta \fē-ˈe-stə\

Definition of fiesta for Students

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





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