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Capitalization of proper nouns

David S.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Capitalization of proper nouns

In "j'irai au Carnaval de Nice", why is the word "carnaval" capitalised.?

Their own website does not use a capital for "carnaval" in “le carnival de Nice”. 

See this page where there are 2 instances:

http://www.nicecarnaval.com/le-carnaval

although, strangely, in other parts of the page, in different contexts, the word is capitalized.

Asked 3 years ago
Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

I think it depends on whether one sees Carnaval de Nice as its own brand or not.

Capitalization of proper nouns

In "j'irai au Carnaval de Nice", why is the word "carnaval" capitalised.?

Their own website does not use a capital for "carnaval" in “le carnival de Nice”. 

See this page where there are 2 instances:

http://www.nicecarnaval.com/le-carnaval

although, strangely, in other parts of the page, in different contexts, the word is capitalized.

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