Origin of gala
Examples from the Web for gala
And with the variety we have at the gala — Thom Browne, Sarah Burton, Carolina Herrera — those are three very different worlds.
The only YouTube videos of her are paparazzi-style entrances and exits at gala events and business meetings.Could Silvio Berlusconi’s Daughter Take Over Italy, Too?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wylie and I speak at the Figure Skating in Harlem gala on April 7, an annual event that raises money for the nonprofit.Figure Skater Michelle Kwan Chases Gold in Rhode Island’s Gubernatorial Race|Nicholas McCarvel|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of the biggest names in corporate America were celebrated at the gala event, including AT&T, Viacom, Nike, and Boeing.The Arbitrary Way Companies Are Labeled 'Anti-Gay'|Emily Shire|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dinner at the American Jewish Congress gala at Cipriani in midtown Manhattan was a thick slice of brisket covered in gravy.
Ourdays always wound up with an extra good dinner, and a touch of gala costume in honor of the occasion.Marjorie's Busy Days|Carolyn Wells
Last evening there was a gala performance at the Grand Opéra for the blasé Shah.The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912|Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
After dinner the men and women appear in their gala dress, and range themselves in two opposite rows.
The "triumph" to which he referred consisted of a procession with allegorical floats and every description of gala costume.Romance of Roman Villas|Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
Never had the city seen such a gala time; the Victory of Peace it was called.A Little Girl of Long Ago|Amanda Millie Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for gala
- a celebration; festive occasion
- (as modifier)a gala occasion