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[mass noun] Carnival celebrations.[as modifier] ‘mas bands’
procession, march, cavalcade, motorcade, carcade, cortège, ceremony, spectacle, display, pageant, concours, file, train, columnView synonyms
- ‘It's a rallying call to all pan players to reclaim their place in mas celebrations by helping to restore steel band music in carnival.’
- ‘Music trucks pumping loud music into thousands of eardrums as people continued to make mas even in the dying sunlight.’
- ‘The spinal core of Carnival and mas of long ago was creative portrayal.’
- ‘The Carnival is over but there are some jokers still playing mas in my neighbourhood.’
- ‘The meeting considered several proposals, which included a new venue, two days of mas, pulling lots for venues, and bands attending competitions close to them.’
Abbreviation of masquerade.
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