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Q: What is the celebration of Mardi Gras aka shrove Tuesday outside the us?
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What is shrove Tuesday also known as?

Shrove Tuesday is also known as Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras.

Does the french celebrate shrove Tuesday?

Shrove Tuesday is known as Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday in French.

What is the religious name for mardi gras?

Shrove Tuesday

What is Mardi Gras known as in the christian calendar?

shrove tuesday

What is the name of the Tuesday before Lent begins?

Shrove Tuesday is called Mardi Gras, meaning Fat Tuesday.

Mardi Gras is a famous carnival held on shrove Tuesday. What does Mardi Gras mean?

Mardi=Tuesday Gras=Fat Both are french words that when translated to english from Mardi Gras means Fat Tuesday.

What do the French expression ''Mardi Gras'' literally translate to in English?

The last day of Carnival; Shrove Tuesday; -- in some cities a great day of carnival and merrymaking.

Why celebrate mardi gras?

most countries celebrate mardi gras because it is shrove Tuesday which is were you eat before lent

What does the word mardi gras literally mean?

The day before Lent, Shrove Tuesday

What does Mardi Gras mean?

Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday" the last day of feasting before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. In the UK we call this day Shrove Tuesday. (Shrove comes from to shrive, an old word for Confession). It is also called 'Pancake Tuesday'.

What are some nicknames for Mardi Gras?

Mardi Gras is "Fat Tuesday" - the day before Ash Wednesday. Many Christians will fast or go on a reduced diet for the 40 days of Lent, the period between Ash Wednesday and Easter. As a sort of "last hurrah" before the fasting of Lent, many cultures have a rowdy feast the day before; "Fat Tuesday", or in French, Mardi Gras.

What is the celebration monday and tue sday before ash Wednesday?

Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day (in the UK), occurs the day before Ash Wednesday and it marks the end of the Carnival season.