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Shrove Tuesday

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˌʃrəʊv ˈtjuːz.deɪ/ us    /ˌʃroʊv ˈtuːz.deɪ/ ( UK also Pancake Day)
the day before the Christian period of Lent begins
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