pa·nem et cir·cen·ses foreign term \ˈpä-ˌnem-et-kir-ˈkān-ˌsās\
bread and circuses :
provision of the means of life and recreation by government to appease discontent
Origin of PANEM ET CIRCENSES
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up panem et circenses? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).