A large or important social gathering
Marked by festal celebration
Who throws a Halloween gala where no one dresses up?
I would like to thank you all for attending our gala this evening.
The gala was well underway by 7:30.
Once they had settled on October 12th for the wedding, and decided to use the same caterer they used for the Halloween gala, Elisabeth suggested they give it a rest until after Christmas.
gala, iula, geol, gehhol, gehhel; cognate forms are Icel, jol; Dan.