circus

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  • Info A circus is a company of performers that may include clowns, acrobats, trained animals, trapeze acts, musicians, hoopers, tightrope walkers, jugglers, unicyclists and other object manipulation and stunt-oriented artists. more...
  • He has also worked for some of the most famous circuses in the world.
  • He took us to all the circuses and gave us our choice of side-shows. Cited from There's Pippins And Cheese To Come, by Charles S. Brooks
  • The circus train workers also would have taken this opportunity to care for their animals.
  • Numerous books, both non-fiction and fiction, have been published about circus life.
  • There are also community circus groups that teach young people and put on shows.
  • It also has the largest library of circus information in the United States.
  • It also is going to be the future site of most small scale circuses.
  • During his career he has worked in a variety of circuses.
  • Although the idea is older, the term media circus began to appear around the mid-1970s.
  • Many people died, as well as many of the circus animals.
  • The circus band play a variety of different songs, usually Latin for the acts.
  • Student performers in the circus practice daily, much like any other school sport.
  • All members of this group agreed that a change in the law was needed to protect circus animals.
  • In some towns, there are circus buildings where regular performances are held.
  • The Tower Circus is one of four left in the world that can do this.
  • However, since it was built to a Roman design, it was actually a circus.
  • She formerly worked in a circus reading her own mind.
  • What can you possibly want to know of circuses then? Cited from Hard Times, by Charles Dickens
  • Later the same year, he released his debut solo album, Social Circus.
  • The circus very quickly became a household name and the annual Christmas event became especially well-known.
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Meaning of circus

  • noun A travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals
    he ran away from home to join the circus
  • noun A performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
    the children always love to go to the circus
  • noun 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
  • noun (antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games
  • noun 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
  • noun A genus of haws comprising the harriers