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Definition of Circus


  1. A level oblong space surrounded on three sides by seats of wood, earth, or stone, rising in tiers one above another, and divided lengthwise through the middle by a barrier around which the track or course was laid out. It was used for chariot races, games, and public shows.
  2. A circular inclosure for the exhibition of feats of horsemanship, acrobatic displays, etc. Also, the company of performers, with their equipage.
  3. Circuit; space; inclosure.
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Circus Translations

circus in Dutch is circus
circus in Finnish is sirkus
circus in French is cirque
circus in German is Zirkus
circus in Italian is circo
circus in Spanish is circo
circus in Swedish is cirkus