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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: fête, from Latin festum; FESTIVE

fête

1 noun
     
Related topics: Outdoor
fête1 [countable]
1 British EnglishDLO an outdoor event where there are competitions and things to eat and drink, usually organized to get money:
the church fête
2 American English a special occasion to celebrate something:
a farewell fête in honor of the mayor

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