noun (1)
fe·​ria | \ ˈfir-ē-ə How to pronounce feria (audio) , ˈfer- How to pronounce feria (audio) \

Definition of feria

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a weekday of a church calendar on which no feast falls


noun (2)
fe·​ria | \ ˈfer-ē-ə How to pronounce feria (audio) , -ē-ˌä \

Definition of feria (Entry 2 of 2)

: a Hispanic market festival often in observance of a religious holiday

Other Words from feria

Noun (1)

ferial \ ˈfir-​ē-​əl How to pronounce feria (audio) , ˈfer-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of feria

Noun (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for feria

Noun (1)

Medieval Latin — more at fair

Noun (2)

Spanish, fair, market, from Medieval Latin — more at fair

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“Feria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feria. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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