[ 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.

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 forms

fe·ri·al, adjective

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[ 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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