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cir·cus

circus

 
pronunciation:
suhr ks
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part of speech: noun
inflections: circuses
definition 1: a traveling show that usually includes performances by acrobats and clowns, and sometimes trained animals.
We took our children to the circus when they were little, and they enjoyed the clowns the most.
 
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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