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festa

[fes-tuh]
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noun
  1. a feast, festival, or holiday.
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Origin of festa

1810–20; < Italian < Latin: holiday, plural of fēstum. See fest
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Historical Examples

  • Possibly Vere would play into his hands when they got to the festa.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • She thought of the meeting at the Festa, and longed to wring from Gaspare his secret.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • We talked, and he told me that he met you at the Festa last night.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • I would come, too, but I think a stranger would spoil the festa.

    The Call of the Blood

    Robert Smythe Hichens

  • The mere thought of the festa would prevent him from sleeping.

    The Call of the Blood

    Robert Smythe Hichens