Definition - What does Fedora mean?
Fedora is a free to use, customize and distribute. The operating system is integrated with packaged software and applications to provide enhanced abilities and functions.
Techopedia explains Fedora
Fedora is generally released and updated every six months and provides only one month of support for the previous version, where each new release is built on top of the kernel or OS framework. Fedora-based variants are further published under different names and are commonly known as Fedora Spins. They include operating system such as Red Hat Linux enterprise edition, CentOS and XO.