What does the word fete mean?

Usage examples for fete

  1. It appeared that ten days later occurred the fete day of some minor saint who had not for years been accorded the honor of a celebration. – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. The Cardinal's return was the occasion on which this fete was announced, as given to the King and all his court. – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009