Definitions for galaˈgeɪ lə, ˈgæl ə; esp. Brit. ˈgɑ lə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ga•laˈgeɪ lə, ˈgæl ə; esp. Brit. ˈgɑ lə(adj.)

  1. marking or befitting a special occasion; festive:

    a gala affair.

  2. (n.)a festive celebration, often involving public entertainment.

Origin of gala:

1615–25; < F < It < OF

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gala, gala affair, jamboree, blowout(noun)

    a gay festivity


  1. gala(Noun)

    Pomp, show, or festivity.

  2. gala(Noun)

    A showy and festive party.

  3. gala(Adjective)

    Celebratory; festive.

  4. Gala(ProperNoun)

    A type of apple which is a cross pollination between Kidd's Orange Red and Golden Delicious

  5. Gala(ProperNoun)

    Galashiels, a town in Scotland.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gala(noun)

    pomp, show, or festivity


  1. Gala

    Gala is a clonally propagated apple with a mild and sweet flavor. Gala apples ranked at number 2 in 2006 on the US Apple Association's list of most popular apples, after Red Delicious and before Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, and Fuji.

Anagrams of gala

  1. agal, alga

  2. Agal

  3. Alga

Translations for gala

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an occasion of entertainment and enjoyment out of doors

a children's gala.

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