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fiesta
American English: /fiˈɛstə/
British English: /fɪˈɛstə/

Translation of fiesta in Spanish:

noun plural -tas

  • 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.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.