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carnevale

  
   sm   carnival period   carnival period  
il carnevale di Venezia      the Venice Carnival  
Carnevale     
Carnevale is the name given to the period between Epiphany (6 January) and the beginning of Lent, when people throw parties, put on processions with spectacular floats, build bonfires in the "piazze" and dress up infabulous costumes and masks. Building to a peak just before Lent, Carnevale culminates in the festivities of Martedì grasso (Shrove Tuesday). The most famous are the Carnevale di Viareggio with its parade of allegorical floats and the Carnevale di Venezia with open-air shows and balls in the city's squares.  
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"carnevale": examples and translations in context
Tijuana è divertente, un carnevale. Tijuana is fun, like a carnival.
...vestita per il carnevale, mammina. All dressed up for the carnival, Mommy.
È carnevale e sono nel carro allegorico principale. My God, it's Mardi gras, and I'm on the main float.
Be', abbiamo allestito il carnevale. Well, we finally got the carnival set up.
Dimentichi che sono un clinico osservatore del carnevale umano. You forget you're dealing with a clinical observer of the human carnival.
Jack ed io lavoravamo insieme nel circuito del carnevale. Jack and I used to work the carnival circuit together.
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