Fat Tuesday


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Noun1.Fat Tuesday - a carnival held in some countries on Shrove Tuesday (the last day before Lent) but especially in New OrleansFat Tuesday - a carnival held in some countries on Shrove Tuesday (the last day before Lent) but especially in New Orleans
carnival - a festival marked by merrymaking and processions
New Orleans - a port and largest city in Louisiana; located in southeastern Louisiana near the mouth of the Mississippi river; a major center for offshore drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico; jazz originated here among black musicians in the late 19th century; Mardi Gras is celebrated here each year
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That supercell later spawned the Fat Tuesday tornado, named for occuring on the day of the Mardi Gras celebrations.
Here are some interesting facts about Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras:
Hes expecting a busy week, with Tuesday being Fat Tuesday.
It starts tomorrow and culminates on Fat Tuesday, before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday.
Like the rest of the bars on the strip, Fat Tuesday has an outdoor seating area at ground level which is ideal when the temperatures are soaring in the peak of summer.
Just to remind us, though, the day is widely celebrated in so many countries around the world but there are different formats and even different names for the same occasion (the day before the annual fasting period) -- think Carnival, Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras.
Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Party With Andy Cummings and Swingabilly Lounge, 9 p.
Further 2015 Mardis Gras revelries include the Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade on February 17th to be characterized by colorful floats, golf carts, pick-up trucks and marchers dressed up in their New Orleans best.
3 SHROVE Tuesday is also known by other names around the world, including Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras.
1PANCAKE around the world, including Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras.
The streets were crawling with bar-hopping throngs taking in the last weekend before Fat Tuesday, the enormous party that engulfs New Orleans each year with parades, gaudy floats and merrymakers tossing trinkets and beads to the crowds.
Upon his arrival, Jake hires an old friend, a seedy local, as a tour guide through the frenzy leading up to Fat Tuesday.