from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A festival or religious holiday, especially a saint's day celebrated in Spanish-speaking countries.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A religious festival.
- n. A festive occasion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Among Spanish, a religious festival; a saint's day or holiday; also, a holiday or festivity.
- n. an organized series of acts and performances.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Spanish countries, a feast-day; a holiday.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an elaborate party (often outdoors)
The main fiesta is in honor of San Juan Bautista from the 23rd to the 25th of June.
Three days before the fiesta is the Rebozo Fair, from the 18th to the 25th of September, a week of total happiness and rejoicing.
The most famous fiesta is la Vela Sandunga on Dec 26 and another one Vela Tehuantepec during the last week of May but there are a whole lot more.
When it came to leaving, I noticed that a core group of people stayed behind to chat and a certain fiesta-air replaced the neutrally attentive atmosphere of the session.
The final Christmas season fiesta is that of Epiphany on January 6th celebrating the arrival of the Three Wise Men.
Repubs are furious that a Spanish word - "fiesta" - was chosen (way back in January) as the theme for this year's Bonner County Fair.
Many services, in all denominations and among almost all pagans, are exactly designed to evoke celebration and communal fiesta, which is precisely why I suspect them.
The highlight of the fiesta will be the Pineapple queen night.
“Just for the record, the shade we were talking about is called fiesta berry.”
In these elections the fathers of all the eligible children took part, for the fiesta was a concern of all; those so chosen were called Chacs.