1850–55; < Late Latin: day of the week (e.g. secunda fēria second day, Monday); in L only plural fēriae holidays; see fair2

ferial, adjective
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[fe-ryah; English fer-ee-uh] ,
noun, plural ferias [fe-ryahs; English fer-ee-uhz] . Spanish.
a local festival or fair in Spain or Spanish America, usually held in honor of a patron saint.
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feria (ˈfɪərɪə)
n , pl -rias, -riae
RC Church a weekday, other than Saturday, on which no feast occurs
[C19: from Late Latin: day of the week (as in prīma fēria Sunday), singular of Latin fēriae festivals]

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