Gala day
Gala Ga"la, n. [F. gala show, pomp, fr. It. gala finery, gala; of German origin. See {Gallant}.] Pomp, show, or festivity. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

{Gala day}, a day of mirth and festivity; a holiday. [1913 Webster]


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