Definitions

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  • proper n. 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

  • 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

  • There was an excellent example of this concept this year where one particular small hotel offered a package including two carnival costumes, the hotel room, all transfers, along with access to certain parties and Carnival events, all for one price.

    TrinidadExpress Today's News

  • Anomalous Material hosted the movie blog carnival on January 13 and VLoveMovies. com hosted the Movie Lover's Carnival on January 27.

    Charlottesville Blogs

  • Ricardo Moraes/Associated Press CARNIVAL DANCE: A dancer performed atop a Vila Isabel Samba School float at the Sambadrome parade grounds in Rio de Janeiro Monday during Carnival.

    Today's Photos: Feb. 23

  • Each of the carnival organizations has its own King and Queen, and the connection between certain clubs and certain carnival societies may be guessed from the fact that the Comus Queen and Proteus Queen always appear on the stand in front of the Pickwick Club, to witness their respective parades, and that the Queen of the entire Carnival appears with her maids of honor on the stand before the Boston Club upon the day of Mardi Gras, to witness the triumphal entry and parade of Rex.

    American Adventures A Second Trip 'Abroad at home'

  • CARNIVAL September '09 - "The Prodigy Dance Tribute" by Alex Bullon www. facebook.com Show @ keyclub for Carnival September 2009 in Los Angeles Choreographer: álex Bullón (Spain) Dancers:

    Etoile-Blog

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