[ US /ˈfɛɹiə/ ]
[ UK /fˈi‍əɹɪɐ/ ]
  1. (in Spanish speaking regions) a local festival or fair, usually in honor of some patron saint
  2. a weekday on which no festival or holiday is celebrated
    in the middle ages feria was used with a prefixed ordinal number to designate the day of the week, so `secunda feria' meant Monday, but Sunday and Saturday were always called by their names, Dominicus and Sabbatum, and so feria came to mean an ordinary weekday
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How To Use feria In A Sentence

  • Sulla convened the Senate next morning and announced that the consuls and pontifices had declared a period of feriae during which no meetings in the Comitia could be held. The Grass Crown
  • Christi annis solaribus 612. in die Iouis feria quinta Hebdomad� promulgauit pr鎓atum detestand� legis su� librum, plenum perfidi� et erroris, et � subditis tempore vit� su� seruari coegit, qui et vsque hodie in tanto 鎢o, et tot populis non sine iusto Dei iudicio colitur et seruatur, quamuis miserabile, et miserandum videtur, quod tot anim� in illo perduntur. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
  • Today those days are called ferial upon which no feast is celebrated. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI
  • Son cifras parecidas the las manejadas por los representantes de Egipto en el recinto ferial de Excel. Archive 2009-12-01
  • I. unsôfte þonan feorh ôð-ferede, 2142. of-ferian, _to carry off, to take away, to tear away_: pret. ôðer swylc ût offerede, _took away another such_ (sc. fifteen), 1584. fetel-hilt, st. n., _sword-hilt_, with the gold chains fastened to it: acc. Beowulf
  • Naucrates anywhere. nunc domum ibo atque ex uxore hanc rem pergam exquirere, quis fuerit quem propter corpus suom stupri compleverit nam me, quam illam quaestionem inquisitam hodie amittere, mortuom satrust. sed aedis occluserunt. eugepae, pariter hoc fit atque ut alia facta sunt. feriam foris. aperite hoc. heus, ecquis hic est? ecquis hoc aperit ostium? Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi Amphitryon, The Comedy of Asses, The Pot of Gold, The Two Bacchises, The Captives
  • Calendis Jan. feriae sunt divae Angeronae, cui pontifices in sacello Volupiae sacra faciunt, quod angores et animi solicitudines propitiata propellat. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • Geáta leóde, _men of the Geátas, come from afar, have been brought hither_ (by ship), 361. ôð-ferian, _to tear away, to take away_: pret. sg. Beowulf
  • The Feria de Abril de Sevilla consists on a week long party in which eating, drinking and dancing are the main activities.
  • Although, lamentably, the Octave of Pentecost does not exist in the Ordinary Form, there is nothing to prevent the offering of the Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit (and thus the use of red vestments) on the ferial days after Pentecost Sunday. Two Reforms Associated with Pentecost: The Vigil and the Octave
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