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Food Fight! Turin Holds 'Battle of the Oranges'

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Men with helmets are hit by oranges during the traditional "battle of the oranges" held during the carnival in Ivrea, near Turin, on Tuesday. During the event which marks the people's rebellion against tyrannical lords who ruled the town in the Middle Ages, revelers parading on floats represent guards of the tyrant, while those on foot act as townsfolk.
Men with helmets are hit by oranges during the traditional "battle of the oranges" held during the carnival in Ivrea, near Turin, on Tuesday. During the event which marks the people's rebellion against tyrannical lords who ruled the town in the Middle Ages, revelers parading on floats represent guards of the tyrant, while those on foot act as townsfolk.GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP - Getty Images

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Men with helmets are hit by oranges during the traditional "Battle of the Oranges" held during the carnival in Ivrea, near Turin, on Tuesday. The event marks the people's rebellion against tyrannical lords who ruled the town in the Middle Ages, as revelers parading on floats represent the tyrant's guards and those on foot act as townsfolk.

Image: ITALY-CARNIVAL-IVREA
Members of orange battle teams throw oranges at each other during the traditional "Battle of the Oranges" held near Turin on Tuesday.GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP - Getty Images

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