Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras


a festival including a street parade held annually in Sydney, now in February or March; began as a protest march for gay rights in 1978. Formerly (1979–88), Sydney Gay Mardi Gras.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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