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fete day

a festival day.
Origin of fete day
1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Monsieur Savinien came by the mail-post the night before his mother's fete-day; but we did not know it.

    Ursula Honore de Balzac
  • Ville-aux-Fayes has no fair, for its fete-day, the Saint-Sylvestre, happens in winter.

    Sons of the Soil Honore de Balzac
  • This particular day was a fete-day well known to the Cruchotines and the Grassinists.

    Eugenie Grandet Honore de Balzac

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