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a festival marked by merrymaking and processions

a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment

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a traveling show

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Cahill into a carnival of fools, and her own marriage--too miserable to think of that, she tore up the letter, and then wrote another:
If they will only hold their hands until the season is over, he promises them a royal carnival, when all grudges can he settled and the survivors may toss the non-survivors overboard and arrange a story as to how the missing men were lost at sea.
Women were playing; they were masked, some of them; this license was allowed in these wild times of carnival.
While thousands have attended past carnivals, with profits reaching $17,000 two years ago, Paterak-McCavic said last year's event cost the chamber money.
Several temples and synagogues in the Valley will have Purim carnivals and celebrations beginning Sunday until March 23:
Seychelles's annual carnival will be held this month (April 25 to 27) and feature top carnivals and performers from across the world.
In the country where fiestas and carnivals are integral to the culture; Catalonia, which is considered by many to be the gastronomic capital, is also the top destination for carnivals, blogs Jackie de Burca.
I'd like to thank the myriad of past participants who enjoyed the last 23 Cardiff Carnivals and helped bring the city's streets alive.
As long as there are carnivals in this world, there is fun to be had.
Carnivals, Rogues, and Heroes: An Interpretation of the Brazilian Dilemma.
In the 19th century and for the first few decades of this century, carnivals criss-crossed the United States, providing entertainment to people in small towns.
Carnival in Las Vegas shall expand on the traditional carnivals and include a more eclectic mix of Calypso, Soca, Samba, Hip Hop, Pop, Latin and Reggae.
It has also become a tradition for temples and Jewish community centers to hold carnivals for additional merrymaking.
I think it'd be great for teens and children in town that go into neighboring cities and attend carnivals there,'' Harper said.
Carnivals are annual events at temples and Jewish community centers.