Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of kirmess.

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  • n. See kirmess.

Etymologies

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French

Examples

  • He caught my eye racing in Belgium this spring, winning kermesse races left and right.

    More youth for Luxembourg Pro Cycling Project

  • Russians, in my experience, are part-drunk most of the time, but if there's a sober soul between the Black Sea and the Caspian for weeks after the Rostov kermesse he must be a Baptist hermit; Taganrog was littered with returned revellers.

    The Sky Writer

  • Jean Charest-Mike Harris: meme combat, meme charisme, meme kermesse des biens et services publics.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • MC Ice is back, he gonna burn you like a fried egg poach you on the road like a commuter in a kermesse on the bike, mic or computer my palmarès are the best

    BSNYC Friday Fun Quiz!

  • Although “La foire aux plaisirs” (sometimes called “la kermesse”) is often the expression used for the annual school fete, there is a unique and gigantic “Funfair” called “La Foire aux plaisirs”, in the town of Bordeaux (twice a year, for 3 weeks – a tradition since 1850).

    foire - French Word-A-Day

  • If the costs are more than the family can cover, somebody will organize a kermesse to make money.

    A Microcosmic Look at the Salutary Nature of Competition

  • And there'll be a kermesse, featuring an excellent array of traditional foods -- tamales, pozole, mole, ponche, and buñuelos.

    Posada in Santa Maria de los Altos

  • Everybody was pouring out to the city-gate, or returning from thence, where, in honor of some visit from the king of the Belgians and count and countess of Flanders, a festival was going on in imitation or rehearsal of the grand annual _kermesse_.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 85, January, 1875

  • He had learned that his sweetheart and her mother were thinking of going to the kermesse, so he procured

    The Quest

  • Leandro eagerly awaited the kermesse that was to take place on Pasión street.

    The Quest

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