noun (wikipedia, circus)
- A traveling company of performers that may include acrobats, clowns, trained animals, and other novelty acts, that gives shows usually in a circular tent.
- The circus will be in town next week.
- A round open space in a town or city where multiple streets meet.
- Oxford Circus in London is at the north end of Regent Street.
- (historical) In the ancient Roman Empire, a building for chariot racing.
Etymology: From Latin, circus, "ring, circle"
- French: cirque
- German: Zirkus
- Italian: circo
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