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noun (wikipedia, circus)
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. (historical) In the ancient Roman Empire, a building for chariot racing.
Translations: 
  • French: cirque
  • German: Zirkus
  • Italian: circo
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From Latin, circus, "ring, circle"


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