Examples of cirque in a Sentence
the harvest moon was a glowing cirque in autumn sky
Recent Examples of cirque from the Web
Teatro ZinZanni, the cirque/cabaret/comedy/dining company which long held court across the street from McCaw Hall, is taking its trapezes, chanteuses and multicourse meals to the Eastside.
The St. Paul group performs cirque nouveau — contemporary, theatrical circus — and was the first youth circus to recruit international professionals as coaches, according to Butler.
But not to be left out, below the cloudy peaks nestled up in a cirque is chilly Snow Lake.
The nouveau-cirque companies at this mini festival offer a wide cross-section of the genre as it is being practiced in the U.S. and abroad.
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Origin and Etymology of cirque
First Known Use: 1601See Words from the same year
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