WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
fi•es•ta /fiˈɛstə/USA pronunciation   n. [countable],pl.  -tas. 
  1. a festival or festive celebration.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
fi•es•ta  (fē estə; Sp. fyestä),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -tas (-təz; Sp. -täs).USA pronunciation 
  1. any festival or festive celebration.
  2. Religion(in Spain and Latin America) a festive celebration of a religious holiday.
  • Latin fēsta; see feast
  • Spanish
  • 1835–45, American.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

fiesta /fɪˈɛstə; Spanish: ˈfjesta/ n
  1. a religious festival or celebration, esp on a saint's day
  2. a holiday or carnival
Etymology: Spanish, from Latin festa, plural of festum festival; see feast



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