Definition of Mardi Gras noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Mardi Gras

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈmɑrdi ˌɡrɑ//
 
, NAmE//ˈmɑrdiˌɡrɔ//
 
[uncountable](from French)
 
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the day before the beginning of Lent, celebrated as a holiday in some countries, with music and dancing in the streets compare Shrove Tuesday
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