or Oc·to·ber·fest



a traditional festival held each October in Munich, Germany.
any similar festival held usually in the autumn.

Origin of Oktoberfest

From German; see origin at October, fest
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Examples from the Web for oktoberfest

Contemporary Examples of oktoberfest

  • But on day two, I discover the trick keeping many Oktoberfest revelers afloat despite their grueling alcohol intake.

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    My Two-Day Oktoberfest Bender

    Kristyn Ostman

    October 5, 2013

  • Recipe Get a jump start on Oktoberfest festivities with this German dish—lederhosen optional.

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    Fresh Picks

    Kurt Gutenbrunner

    September 10, 2009

Historical Examples of oktoberfest

  • The Oktoberfest starts on Friday and continues for sixteen days.

    Unborn Tomorrow

    Dallas McCord Reynolds

  • These statistics I read on the Oktoberfest in the Munich tourist pamphlets.

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    Dallas McCord Reynolds