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circus

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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
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2 a place of uproar or confusion

  • with seven kids in the house, it's a circus most of the time
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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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