"circuses" in the noun sense
a travelling company of entertainers including trained animals
"he ran away from home to join the circus"
a performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
"the children always love to go to the circus"
3. 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"
antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games
an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent
"they used the elephants to help put up the circus"
6. Circus, genus Circus
a genus of haws comprising the harriers
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