fi·​es·​ta | \ fē-ˈe-stə How to pronounce fiesta (audio) \

Definition of fiesta

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

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Examples of fiesta in a Sentence

the city's Latinos have a series of fiestas throughout the summer
Recent Examples on the Web The family fiesta features performances by Mario Santiago Band, Mariachis, Mexico Lindo Dancers, and Masflowband. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, 4 May 2022 And that trunk would look just right filled with ice and your favorite beverages when there's a fiesta in the making out at the moontower. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, 4 May 2022 Lime Fresh Mexican Grill in Lake Nona provides a fiesta for revelers with music from DJ Chino, drink specials and giveaways. Patrick Connolly, Orlando Sentinel, 4 May 2022 The fiesta includes dinner and silent auction to support the park’s fourth grade California History and Art Program. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Apr. 2022 Grupo Firme is taking a fiesta Mexicana on the road for their stadium tour. Tomás Mier, Rolling Stone, 5 Mar. 2022 This year’s fiesta will run from March 31 to April 10. Timothy Fanning, San Antonio Express-News, 9 Feb. 2022 Phoenix is treated to a fiesta of color, live music and art this weekend for the annual Oak Street Alley Mural Festival. Sofia Krusmark, The Arizona Republic, 17 Mar. 2022 Fittingly, Burrow was under pressure on fourth-and-1 and threw incomplete, setting off a football fiesta this city has not seen since the LA Raiders won the 1983 championship. Kirkland Crawford, Detroit Free Press, 14 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of fiesta

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fiesta

Spanish, from Latin festa — more at feast

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9 May 2022

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“Fiesta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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fi·​es·​ta | \ fē-ˈe-stə How to pronounce fiesta (audio) \

Kids Definition of fiesta

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

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