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Definitions of circus:
  • noun:   performance given by a traveling company of acrobats clowns and trained animals
    Example: "The children always love to go to the circus"
  • noun:   a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a circus or carnival
    Example: "It was so funny it was a circus"
  • noun:   a genus of haws comprising the harriers
  • noun:   an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent
    Example: "They used the elephants to help put up the circus"
  • noun:   (antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games
  • noun:   a travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals
    Example: "He ran away from home to join the circus"

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