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When Christianity arrived in Rome, religious leaders decided to incorporate the pagan celebrations of spring and fertility into the new faith. This was an easier task than to abolish them altogether.
Consequently, the excess and debauchery of Mardi Gras season became a prelude to Lent - the 40 days of fasting and penance between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday.
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Mardi is the French word for "Tuesday", and gras means "fat." Traditionally, merrymakers would binge on all the rich, fatty foods that remained in their homes before entering Lent.
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On March 3, 1699, French explorers landed near present-day New Orleans, Louisiana. They held a small celebration and named their landing spot Point du Mardi Gras.
In the following decades, New Orleans and other French settlements began marking the holiday with street parti...
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