- 1A carnival held in some countries on Shrove Tuesday, most famously in New Orleans: [as modifier]: the Mardi Gras paradeMore example sentences
- Yes, Virginia, there will be a Mardi Gras in New Orleans in 2006.
- The loping interplay of euphonium, trumpet, sax and trombone on ‘Segala’, and the glorious swagger of Oblemou wouldn't sound out of place at a Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
- The museum stocks stuff like the necklace Britney wore in a Mardi Gras parade and two dresses from her Star Search days.
- 1.1A carnival or fair held at any time.More example sentences
- The annual Caribbean Carnival will top off the festival on June 20 with a Mardi Gras from 7pm-midnight and firework finale.
- And if you want Europeans to attend more then make it a Mardi Gras and I think then the mayor will have a tourist attraction.
- We went out on the town taking in a Mardi Gras like there was no tomorrow.
French, literally 'fat Tuesday', alluding to the last day of feasting before the fast of Lent.
More definitions of Mardi GrasDefinition of Mardi Gras in:
- The US English dictionary