Fat Tuesday
noun Date: 1866 Mardi Gras 1a

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  • Fat Tuesday — Kostümierte Musiker beim Mardi Gras 1997 Mardi Gras (französisch, wörtlich Fetter Dienstag, italienisch Martedì Grasso, englisch Fat Tuesday) ist der Tag vor Aschermittwoch. Im Französischen wird damit auch der letzte (Diens)tag vor der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fat Tuesday — noun The Tuesday before the onset of Lent. Syn: Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday …   Wiktionary

  • Fat Tuesday — noun a carnival held in some countries on Shrove Tuesday (the last day before Lent) but especially in New Orleans • Syn: ↑Mardi Gras • Hypernyms: ↑carnival • Part Holonyms: ↑New Orleans * * * noun [noncount] US …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fat Tuesday’s — Die Scheffel Hall, in der sich der Jazzclub Fat Tuesday s befand Das Fat Tuesday’s war ein New Yorker Jazzclub, der von 1978 bis 1995 existierte. Das Fat Tuesday’s, gelegen an der Third Avenue in Manhattan, war einer der bekannten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fat Thursday — (Polish Tłusty czwartek , German Fetter Donnerstag , Schmutziger Donnerstag , or in areas where carnival is celebrated Weiberfastnacht ) is a traditional Polish and German feast marking the last Thursday before Lent. Because Lent is a time of… …   Wikipedia

  • Tuesday — For other uses, see Tuesday (disambiguation). The god Týr or Tiw, identified with Mars, after whom Tuesday is named. Tuesday ( …   Wikipedia

  • Fat′h Ali Shah Qajar — (var. Fathalishah, Fathali Shah, Fath Ali Shah) (PerB|فتح على شاه قاجار)‎ (5 September 1772 23 October 1834) was the second Qajar king of Persia. He ruled from 17 June 1797 to 23 October 1834. Fat′h Ali was a son of Hossein Qoli Khan (1749 1777)… …   Wikipedia

  • Shrove Tuesday — Observed by Followers of many Christian denominations Type Christian Date Tuesday in seventh week before Easter 2011 date March 8 2012 date February 21 …   Wikipedia

  • Monkey Tuesday — If all the world can just learn to come together in their common love of listening to stories of monkeys injuring themselves, there will be an end to all war. Sharon of Canada (July 18, 2006) Monkey Tuesday was the name given to some Tuesday… …   Wikipedia

  • Shrove Tuesday — the last day of Shrovetide, long observed as a season of merrymaking before Lent. [1490 1500; SHROVE + TUESDAY] * * * ▪ Christianity       the day immediately preceding Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent in the Christian churches in the West).… …   Universalium

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