"carnival" in the noun sense
a festival marked by merrymaking and processions
2. circus, carnival
a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment
"it was so funny it was a circus"
"the whole occasion had a carnival atmosphere"
3. carnival, fair, funfair
a traveling show having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
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