Oktoberfest

noun
Ok·​to·​ber·​fest | \ äkˈtōbə(r)ˌfest \
plural -s

Definition of Oktoberfest

: a fall festival usually featuring beer drinking

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First Known Use of Oktoberfest

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Oktoberfest

German, from Oktober October + fest festival

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“Oktoberfest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oktoberfest. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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