circus

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circus

noun

Definition of CIRCUS

1
a large usually roofless building for sporting events with tiers of seats for spectators <the Roman circus is believed to have held 50,000 spectators in ancient times>
2
a place of uproar or confusion <with seven kids in the house, it's a circus most of the time>
3
an elaborate, visually exciting show or event <the media circus that took place outside the courthouse every day of the murder trial>

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