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feria1

[feer-ee-uh] /ˈfɪər i ə/
noun, plural feriae
[feer-ee-ee] /ˈfɪər iˌi/ (Show IPA),
ferias.
1.
Ecclesiastical. a weekday on which no feast is celebrated.
Origin of feria1
1850-1855
1850-55; < Late Latin: day of the week (e.g. secunda fēria second day, Monday); in L only plural fēriae holidays; see fair2
Related forms
ferial, adjective

feria2

[fe-ryah; English fer-ee-uh] /ˈfɛ ryɑ; English ˈfɛr i ə/
noun, plural ferias
[fe-ryahs; English fer-ee-uh z] /ˈfɛ ryɑs; English ˈfɛr i əz/ (Show IPA).
Spanish.
1.
a local festival or fair in Spain or Spanish America, usually held in honor of a patron saint.
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feria

/ˈfɪərɪə/
noun (pl) -rias, -riae (-rɪˌiː)
1.
(RC Church) a weekday, other than Saturday, on which no feast occurs
Word Origin
C19: from Late Latin: day of the week (as in prīma fēria Sunday), singular of Latin fēriae festivals
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