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Definition 1: (in Spanish speaking regions) a local festival or fair, usually in honor of some patron saint - [noun denoting act]

(feria is a kind of ...) any joyous diversion

(feria belongs to category ...) the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain

Definition 2: a weekday on which no festival or holiday is celebrated - [noun denoting time]

Samples where feria or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in the middle ages feria was used with a prefixed ordinal number to designate the day of the week, so `secunda feria' meant Monday, but Sunday and Saturday were always called by their names, Dominicus and Sabbatum, and so feria came to mean an ordinary weekday

(feria is a kind of ...) any day except Sunday (and sometimes except Saturday)

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