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kermesse also: kermés
Pronunciation: / kerˈmes /

Translation of kermesse in English:

sustantivo femenino

(Cono Sur) (México)
Example sentences
  • Ya es sábado, una gran kermesse y concurso de danzas folklóricas y coreografía moderna.
  • Mamás y papás organizaban la kermesse cada año en el parque contiguo al colegio.
  • Estuvo la kermesse del Colegio Alemán el día domingo.

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