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SHROVE TUESDAY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Shrove Tuesday mean? 

SHROVE TUESDAY (noun)
  The noun SHROVE TUESDAY has 1 sense:

1. the last day before Lent

  Familiarity information: SHROVE TUESDAY used as a noun is very rare.


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SHROVE TUESDAY (noun)


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Meaning:

The last day before Lent

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

Mardi Gras; pancake day; Shrove Tuesday

Hypernyms ("Shrove Tuesday" is a kind of...):

Christian holy day (a religious holiday for Christians)

Holonyms ("Shrove Tuesday" is a part of...):

Shrovetide (immediately preceding Lent)


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