Part of speech: noun

A show of feats of horsemanship, etc.; also, the enclosure where it is given.

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Usage examples "circus":

  1. " The circus folk have gone long since," said they. - "The Green Forest Fairy Book", Loretta Ellen Brady.
  2. The strange silence of the artist, while he described to him the scene at the Circus, and his meeting with the girl, were now explained and obvious for the first time. - "Four Phases of Love", Paul Heyse.
  3. At Marble Arch, Oxford Circus, and Tottenham Court Road Stations, a similar scene was enacted, and dozens upon dozens, alas! - "The Invasion", William Le Queux.