fete day

  1. a festival day.

Origin of fete day

First recorded in 1810–20

Words Nearby fete day

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How to use fete day in a sentence

  • Some persons saw the 25th of August, which was the fete day of the Empress, arrive with feelings of curiosity.

  • Monsieur Savinien came by the mail-post the night before his mother's fete-day; but we did not know it.

    Ursula | Honore de Balzac
  • Ville-aux-Fayes has no fair, for its fete-day, the Saint-Sylvestre, happens in winter.

    Sons of the Soil | Honore de Balzac
  • This particular day was a fete-day well known to the Cruchotines and the Grassinists.

    Eugenie Grandet | Honore de Balzac