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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 that usu. includes performances by acrobats, clowns, and trained animals, or the performers and equipment of such a show.
 
definition 2: in ancient Rome, a large, roofless arena surrounded by rows of seats, used for public spectacles and games.
definition 3: a noisy or chaotic scene.
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