gala gala  /ˈɡæ lə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a gay festivity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. She sang at Martin Luther King's funeral and at William Jefferson Clinton's Inaugural gala.
  2. Also underwriting the May gala was a group long shut out of Washington's power equation: the nuclear industry, which hasn't built any new plants since the Three Mile Island disaster.
  3. The gala, which raised almost $24 million, has been criticized as a prime example of Washington's salesman culture.

News

  1. Opening night gala announced for Yolo County Fair

    The Yolo County Fair is preparing to present its 7th annual Opening Night Gala, showcasing the county's agricultural projects and produce.Visitors from near and far converge on the Fairgrounds to enjoy first peeks at the 2013 educational booths and exhibits, as well as the Fair itself.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Daily Democrat

  2. 1912 Gala Day in Danvers on Saturday

    The Rebecca Nurse Homestead will recreate a Summer Gala Day on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., similar to those held at the homestead when it became a museum more than a 100 years ago.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Danvers Herald

  3. Heroes Gala raises $700K to benefit DSO

    Saturday's third-annual Heroes Gala, honoring longtime board member Barbara Van Dusen, raised more than $700,000 to benefit the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Detroit News

Quotes

  1. "I think when ordinary working people come home, turn on the TV and see a gala of a bunch of people at a rich gala . . . all subsidized by the taxpayers, claiming their subsidies aren't high enough when they know those subsidies have gone up, I'm...
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Stephen Harper Source: Canada.com

  2. "Laura and I have been coming here now for eight years to the Ford Theatre gala and this is by far the best," Bush said after the performances. "It's such an uplifting performance and a reminder of what a great president Abraham Lincoln was."
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: President Bush Source: News1130

  3. "We have to try to find the best team, the 'gala team' to play against Germany," said Maradona, who captained his country to success over the Germans in the 1986 final but lost to them in the decider four years later.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Diego Maradona Source: Times of India

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