kirmess

kirmess

[kur-mis]
noun
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kermis or kirmess (ˈkɜːmɪs)
 
n
1.  (formerly, esp in Holland and Northern Germany) an annual country festival or carnival
2.  (US), (Canadian) a similar event, esp one held to collect money for charity
 
[C16: from Middle Dutch kercmisse, from kerc church + misseMass; originally a festival held to celebrate the dedication of a church]
 
kirmess or kirmess
 
n
 
[C16: from Middle Dutch kercmisse, from kerc church + misseMass; originally a festival held to celebrate the dedication of a church]

kirmess (ˈkɜːmɪs)
 
n
a variant spelling of kermis

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