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|Noun||1.||Fat 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