[ feer-ee-uh ]
/ ˈfɪər i ə /

noun, plural fe·ri·ae [feer-ee-ee] /ˈfɪər iˌi/, fe·ri·as.

Ecclesiastical. a weekday on which no feast is celebrated.

Nearby words

  1. fergus,
  2. fergus falls,
  3. ferguson,
  4. fergusonite,
  5. ferhoodle,
  6. feriae,
  7. ferial,
  8. ferine,
  9. feringhee,
  10. ferity

Origin of feria

1850–55; < Late Latin: day of the week (e.g. secunda fēria second day, Monday); in L only plural fēriae holidays; see fair2

Related formsfe·ri·al, adjective


[ fe-ryah; English fer-ee-uh ]
/ ˈfɛ ryɑ; English ˈfɛr i ə /

noun, plural fe·rias [fe-ryahs; English fer-ee-uh z] /ˈfɛ ryɑs; English ˈfɛr i əz/. Spanish.

a local festival or fair in Spain or Spanish America, usually held in honor of a patron saint.
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/ (ˈfɪərɪə) /

noun plural -rias or -riae (-rɪˌiː)

RC Church a weekday, other than Saturday, on which no feast occurs

Word Origin for feria

C19: from Late Latin: day of the week (as in prīma fēria Sunday), singular of Latin fēriae festivals

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