Usage examples "gala":
- Ahead, across the divide, a long, gently sloping hollow opened up where Gala Water wound among the fields and woods. - "Johnstone of the Border", Harold Bindloss.
- These things are all very well for the house that has a small dining- room and a gala dining- room for formal occasions as well, but there are few such houses. - "The House in Good Taste", Elsie de Wolfe.
- We had luncheon at the brigade headquarters, and it was made a gala occasion. - "The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me", William Allen White.