Definitions

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  • proper noun The season just before the beginning of the Roman Catholic season of Lent, when New Orleans has its Mardi Gras carnival.

Etymologies

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From carnival

Examples

  • Mombian and PageOneQ are co-hosting a Freedom to Marry carnival, and Robin (at The Other Mother) is once again sponsoring her Some/Thing Carnival, with five days of themed posts (something old, new, borrowed, blue, and Celebrate Love to cap it all off).

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The Friday and Saturday having been solemn Festa days, and Sunday being always a dies non in carnival proceedings, we had looked forward, with some impatience and curiosity, to the beginning of the new week: Monday and Tuesday being the two last and best days of the Carnival.

    Pictures from Italy

  • The Friday and Saturday having been solemn Festa days, and Sunday being always a dies non in carnival proceedings, we had looked forward, with some impatience and curiosity, to the beginning of the new week: Monday and Tuesday being the two last and best days of the Carnival.

    Pictures from Italy

  • Tourist shooting mars start of carnival A 37-YEAR-OLD Dutch tourist was in hospital in Rio de Janeiro after being shot twice by a mugger who attacked him and his wife after the city's fabled Carnival festivities got under way.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Another carnival highlight is the Women's Carnival.

    WN.com - Business News

  • CARNIVAL: Here, February is a sleepy month, but in sunnier climes-paradises such as Brazil and the Caribbean-it's Carnival season.

    Torontoist

  • Another carnival highlight is the Women's Carnival.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Tourist shooting mars start of carnival A 37-YEAR-OLD Dutch tourist was in hospital in Rio de Janeiro after being shot twice by a mugger who attacked him and his wife after the city's fabled Carnival festivities got under way.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Another carnival highlight is the Women's Carnival.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Another carnival highlight is the Women's Carnival.

    WN.com - Business News

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