Definition of Fiesta

1. Noun. An elaborate party (often outdoors).

Exact synonyms: Feast, Fete
Generic synonyms: Party
Specialized synonyms: Luau, Potlatch
Derivative terms: Feast, Feast, Fete



Definition of Fiesta

1. n. Among Spanish, a religious festival; a saint's day or holiday; also, a holiday or festivity.

Definition of Fiesta

1. Noun. (qualifier In Spanish speaking countries) A religious festival. ¹

2. Noun. A festive occasion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fiesta

1. a festival [n -S] - See also: festival

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fiesta

fierceness
fiercenesses
fiercer
fiercest
fiere
fieres
fieri facias
fierier
fieriest
fierily
fieriness
fierinesses
fiery
fiery cross
fiest
fiesta (current term)
fiesta flower
fiestas
fievre
fievre boutonneuse
fife
fife rail
fifed
fifer
fifers
fifes
fifi
fifing
fift
fifteen

Literary usage of Fiesta

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1. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1918)
"A PHILIPPINE fiesta By HADWEN HARRY WILLIAMS Bureau of Education, Manila, PI EVERY Philippine ... Everyone seemed to be going to the fiesta, some on foot, ..."

2. Travels in the United States, Etc., During 1849 and 1850 by Emmeline Stuart-Wortley (1851)
"... NAME THE STREETS OF LIMA AFTER THE fiesta CONCERTS GIVEN BY A FRENCH LADY FRUITS OF LIMA—THE GRENADILLA— " ITALIA"—CUSTOM OF WASHING PLATES BY THE LOWER ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"Overland ns 65:70-2 Ja '15 Father of frosted orange detective. Sunset 34: 138-40 Ja •15 11* Ute fiesta In Garden of the gods. Overland ns 66:57-9 Jl '15 ..."

4. Old Court Life in Spain by Frances Minto Dickinson Elliot (1893)
"It is the fiesta of the Corpus Domini. The whole city of Seville is astir, the procession is passing, Don Pedro following bareheaded, attended by Don Juan ..."

5. Incidents of Travel in Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1848)
"—fiesta of Santa Cruz.—Appearance of the City.—Mounds.— Colossal Ornaments in Stucco.—Gigantic Head.—Stupendous Mound.—Interior Chambers. ..."

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