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  • n. Plural form of krewe.


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  • City ordinance requires Mardi Gras clubs, known as "krewes," to march seven bands per parade, Hardy says. Feed

  • Later, krewes, which is also what Mardi Gras clubs are called, became more plentiful, the costumes more elaborate.

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  • This year, many of the "krewes," or local groups which put on the Mardi Gras parades, are donating to the city.

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  • There are these groups called krewes; they’re like clubs, and they put on the parades—


  • Floats from a variety of New Orleans 'Carnival "krewes" rolled through the city streets and thousands were expected to gather for the raucous party on the famed Bourbon Street Tuesday evening, the Times-Picayune newspaper reported.

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  • Here's a rundown of the best parades, or "krewes," that roll in the lead-up to Fat Tuesday: - HOME PAGE

  • Mainstream Mardi Gras organizations ( "krewes"), historically and currently, have been the domain of the social elite of New Orleans.


  • It is done in the spirit of fun like the doubloons of Mardi Gras, the silver coins minted every year for the various krewes to be thrown from their floats during parades.

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  • “Sadly, asuran krewes are often lost,” Snaff said reflectively.

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  • At the base of the puffball, a dozen or so skyhooks hung, testimony to the failure of rescue krewes.

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