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    The Origins of Mardi Gras: A History and Cultural Evolution

    2. The Origins of Mardi Gras in Medieval Europe Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, is a festival that has its roots in Medieval Europe. The term “Mardi Gras” is French for “Fat Tuesday,” which refers to the practice of eating rich, fatty foods before the fasting period of Lent. The festival originated in Europe in the Middle Ages…

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