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Definition of Shrove Tuesday noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


Shrove Tuesday

NAmE//ˌʃroʊv ˈtuzdeɪ//
, NAmE//ˌʃroʊvˈtuzdi//
[uncountable, countable]
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(in the Christian Church) the day before the beginning of Lent compare Mardi Gras see also Ash Wednesday
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Shrove Tuesday