Carnival


Carnival
Synonyms and related words:
Advent, Allhallowmas, Allhallows, Allhallowtide, Annunciation, Annunciation Day, Ascension Day, Ash Wednesday, Candlemas, Candlemas Day, Christmas, Corpus Christi, Easter, Easter Monday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Eastertide, Ember days, Epiphany, Good Friday, Halloween, Hallowmas, Holy Thursday, Holy Week, Lady Day, Lammas, Lammas Day, Lammastide, Lent, Lententide, Mardi Gras, Martinmas, Maundy Thursday, Michaelmas, Michaelmas Day, Michaelmastide, Palm Sunday, Pancake Day, Passion Week, Pentecost, Quadragesima, Quadragesima Sunday, Septuagesima, Shrove Tuesday, Trinity Sunday, Twelfth-day, Twelfth-tide, Whit-Tuesday, White Sunday, Whitmonday, Whitsun, Whitsunday, Whitsuntide, Whitweek

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Carnival — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Carnival EP de Duran Duran Publicación Septiembre de 1982 Grabación 1980/1982 Chipping Norton Red Bus Utopia Air Studios, L …   Wikipedia Español

  • CARNIVAL — CARNIVAL, festive period in the Christian calendar which precedes Lent, becoming more intense during the last three days. In the past, Rome was the most lively center of the carnival, which was regarded by many as a substitute for or continuation …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Carnival — Car ni*val, n. [It. carnevale, prob. for older carnelevale, prop., the putting away of meat; fr. L. caro, carnis, flesh + levare to take away, lift up, fr. levis light.] 1. A festival celebrated with merriment and revelry in Roman Gatholic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carnival — [kär′nə vəl] n. [< Fr carnaval (or It carnevale) < ML carnelevarium < * carnem levare, to remove meat (see HARVEST & LEVER); assoc. by folk etym. with ML carne vale, “Flesh, farewell!” < L caro, flesh + vale: see VALEDICTION] 1. the… …   English World dictionary

  • carnival — (n.) 1540s, time of merrymaking before Lent, from Fr. carnaval, from It. carnevale Shrove Tuesday, from older It. forms like Milanese *carnelevale, O.Pisan carnelevare to remove meat, lit. raising flesh, from L. caro flesh (see CARNAGE (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • carnival — [n] outdoor celebration amusement park, bacchanal, carny*, carousal, circus, conviviality, exposition, fair, feasting, festival, fete, fiesta, frolic, gala, grind show*, heyday, jamboree, jollification, jubilee, Mardi Gras, masquerade,… …   New thesaurus

  • carnival — ► NOUN 1) an annual period of public revelry involving processions, music, and dancing. 2) N. Amer. a travelling funfair or circus. DERIVATIVES carnivalesque adjective. ORIGIN Italian carnevale, from Latin carnelevamen Shrovetide , from caro… …   English terms dictionary

  • Carnival — For other uses, see Carnival (disambiguation). Carnival float in the Rosenmontag parade in Cologne, Germany …   Wikipedia

  • Carnival! — Infobox Musical name= Carnival! subtitle= caption=Original Broadway Cast Album music= Bob Merrill lyrics=Bob Merrill book= Michael Stewart basis= The film Lili (1953) productions= 1961 Broadway awards= Carnival! is a 1961 musical with book by… …   Wikipedia

  • carnival — carnivalesque, carnivallike, adj. /kahr neuh veuhl/, n. 1. a traveling amusement show, having sideshows, rides, etc. 2. any merrymaking, revelry, or festival, as a program of sports or entertainment: a winter carnival. 3. the season immediately… …   Universalium

  • Carnival (EP) — Infobox Album | Name = Carnival Type = EP Artist = Duran Duran Released = September, 1982 Recorded = 1980 1982 Genre = Dance, New Wave Length = Various Label = EMI Producer = Alex Sadkin, Duran Duran Ian Little Reviews = Last album = Rio (1982)… …   Wikipedia


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