- Ecclesiastical. a weekday on which no feast is celebrated.
Origin of feria1
1850–55; < Late Latin: day of the week (e.g. secunda fēria second day, Monday); in L only plural fēriae holidays; see fair2
[fe-ryah; English fer-ee-uh]
- a local festival or fair in Spain or Spanish America, usually held in honor of a patron saint.
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Examples from the Web for feria
It is the seguidilla, with its gracious memories, which gives life to the Feria.Things seen in Spain
C. Gasquoine Hartley
They were all arrested and appealed to the viceroy, the Duke of Feria.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 3
Henry Charles Lea
What a contrast to painting in the Feria, and living in a garret!
He might stay forever at the Feria, and never be heard of beyond Seville.
It is bad form not to go to the Feria once at least in a carriage.Spanish Highways and Byways
Katharine Lee Bates
- RC Church a weekday, other than Saturday, on which no feast occurs
C19: from Late Latin: day of the week (as in prīma fēria Sunday), singular of Latin fēriae festivals
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