Definition of 'gala'
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The opening gala began with a 90-minute taster menu of acts plucked from the festival schedule. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Then they moved on to the gala opening. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That would be really challenging, either to tour or do gala performances. The Sun (2010)Three members have shown their support for the show by agreeing to appear at the gala opening on the London stage tonight. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A glum opening gala, transport and ticket errors mean thousands queue for hours. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All four resident orchestras play in Monday's gala concert. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The opening gala is in Guildhall, which is very exciting. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It will make international headlines tomorrow, when it has a special gala screening at the Cannes film festival. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She is thought to have been attending the gala opening of a five-star hotel in Morocco at the time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'gala'
Used Occasionally. gala is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'gala'
British English: gala NOUN
A gala is a special public celebration, entertainment, performance, or festival.
...a gala evening at the opera.
Definition of gala from the Collins English Dictionary
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