feria

1
[feer-ee-uh]

Origin of feria

1
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

feria

2
[fe-ryah; English fer-ee-uh]
noun, plural fe·rias [fe-ryahs; English fer-ee-uh z] /ˈfɛ ryɑs; English ˈfɛr i əz/. 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

noun plural -rias or -riae (-rɪˌiː)
  1. 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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