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circus

cir·cus

circus

pronunciation:
suhr ks
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part of speech: noun
inflections: circuses
definition 1: a traveling show with clowns, trained animals, acrobats, and other acts.
 
definition 2: a large, outdoor stadium in ancient Rome used for public events and games.
The ancient Romans held chariot races in the circus.
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  animal, leisure