- 1(In Spanish-speaking regions) a religious festival: the yearly fiesta of San JuanMore example sentences
- Colombians participate enthusiastically in the many secular and religious fiestas around the country.
- The remaining cash is further divided among communities, purchasing public works, sports facilities, community fiestas and religious services.
- The principal form of entertainment in the Andes is the regular festivals or fiestas that exist to mark the agricultural or religious calendar.
- 1.1An event marked by festivities or celebration: a balloon fiestaMore example sentences
- There will be celebrations, fiestas and carnivals-a-plenty at this concert, led by Trans-Global tourist guide Alisdair Malloy.
- Indeed a potential fundraising opportunity, which might at least have bought a planeload of anti-Aids drugs, has become an exhibition of high-tech media co-ordination and a celebrity fiesta.
- The first event of the fiesta: a Saturday morning flight, was cancelled due to strong winds.
Spanish, from Latin festum, (plural) festa (see feast).