Oktoberfest meaning

ŏk-tōbər-fĕst
An autumn festival that usually emphasizes merrymaking and the consumption of beer.
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A beer-drinking festival held in Munich, Germany, in the fall.
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A similar festival held elsewhere.
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Origin of oktoberfest

  • German Oktober October (from Latin Octōber October) Fest festival (from Middle High German vëst) (from Latin fēstum) (from neuter of fēstus festive dhēs- in Indo-European roots)

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