Definition of

Festival

  1. (noun, act) an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
  2. (noun, time) a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration

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Synonyms of Festival

fete

Origin of the word Festival

  1. 1580s (n.); it was an adj. in 14c.; from M.L. festivalis "of a church holiday" (see festivity). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Festival

fastball, fistful

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