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    circus - Dictionary definition and meaning for word circus

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