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1.1(banquet)banquete masculinofestín masculino
- Speaking of food, the daily supper feasts were a copious spread of enormous proportion.
- The profane-sounding name simply mirrors the character of the adjacent area used for various purposes, among other things joyful cult celebrations attended by ritual dances and feasts.
- There was even a nice crop of berries and some fruit trees nearby and they had quite the feast for their meal.
- The wedding feast is the highpoint of any marriage function.
- We collect donations and the leftovers of wedding feasts and feed the poor.
- On weekends, they prepare earth ovens and bake food for the evening meal and a Sunday feast.
- On the same night that the game's elite were tucking into a feast at the champions dinner, here was Daly selling merchandise over the counter of his ramshackle trailer.
- He also wishes to extend to you an invitation to dine with him at a feast of dancing and delights.
- The party sat around the table, eating the celebration feast.
- The peppers' smoky-sweet flavor makes a satisfying feast out of any meal.
- Traditional elements of the festival, including the gourmet dinner, restaurant meal deals and roving feasts, will remain.
- Great battles were fought and important conferences were planned, pacts signed, and feasts and religious ceremonies celebrated in its shade.
- It was a must at wedding feasts, despite the various dals, since, unlike the oily and rich dishes, it soothed the stomach.
- The guests had gathered to enjoy a rich meal, celebrating the first day of the wedding feast.
- At wedding celebrations and religious feasts, coffee is drunk.
- Most feasts and celebrations have religious aspects.
- Medieval banquets, Viking feasts, dinner parties, wedding ceremonies, conferences and exhibitions: you name it, this venue can do it.
- Collins was reported to have chosen the head chef at the hotel, John Williams, to prepare the wedding feast.
- Gawain called the meal a feast, but his hosts brushed off the compliment, saying the next meal would be better.
- Again there is a religious ceremony and a feast.
1.2(abundance)a feast of colors — un derroche de color(es)
- a feast of entertainment — un sinfín de diversiones
- it's either feast or famine — no hay término medio
2Religiónfiesta femeninothe Feast of Corpus Christi — el día de Corpus (Christi)
1festejarto feast on sth — darse un festín de algo
1agasajarto feast oneself on sth — darse un festín de algo
- to feast one's eyes ( on sth) — regalarse los ojos / la vista ( con algo)
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