Fiesta definition

fē-ĕstə
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A religious festival; esp., a saint's day.
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The definition of a fiesta is a celebration or a holiday.

An example of a fiesta is Ano Nuevo, or New Year’s Day.

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A celebration or party.
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Any gala celebration; holiday.
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(In Spanish speaking countries) A religious festival.
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A festive occasion.
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A festival or religious holiday, especially a saint's day celebrated in Spanish-speaking countries.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fiesta
Plural:
fiestas

Origin of fiesta

  • Spanish from Vulgar Latin festa alteration of fēsta feast

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish fiesta, from Latin festum (“feast”).

    From Wiktionary