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le Carême /kaʀɛm/ masculine noun
Lent – the 40-day period of reflection and sacrifice from Ash Wednesday to Easter. Mi-Carême is a mid-Lent festival from Medieval Europe brought to North America by French-speaking settlers. A day for the relaxation of Lenten rules in the Catholic Church. see: The Origins of Mi-Carême, Collins French, and A Glossary of Mississippi Valley French.