What is another word for Mardi Gras?

Pronunciation: [mˈɑːdɪ ɡɹˈɑːz] (IPA)

Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, is a carnival celebrated in many countries. It is celebrated on the day before Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of Lent. However, Mardi Gras is known by various names in different parts of the world. It is called Carnevale in Italy, Fasching in Germany, and Carnaval in Brazil. In the United States, Mardi Gras is also referred to as Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day, and Fastnacht Day. These names signify the traditional practice of indulging in rich and decadent foods before the observance of Lent. The essence of Mardi Gras remains the same, a time of celebration and indulgence before the start of Lent.

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