circus circus  /ˈsɜr kəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals
  2. (n) a performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
  3. (n) a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment
  4. (n) (antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games
  5. (n) an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent
  6. (n) a genus of haws comprising the harriers

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News

  1. Circus bringing three-ring fun to Cajundome

    As circus ringmaster, David Shipman keeps the audience engaged and involved. / Submitted photo • What: Fully Charged, Gold Edition — knife throwing, high-wires, strength, aerial gymnastics, acrobatics, animal performances, comedians, fire juggling, tap dancing and more.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  2. Circus elephant traveling, 2 months after shooting

    A circus elephant is traveling but not yet performing, two months after being injured in a drive-by shooting in Mississippi.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WAPT Jackson

  3. Circus elephant traveling, 2 months after shooting - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

    TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - A circus elephant is traveling but not yet performing, two months after being injured in a drive-by shooting in Mississippi. Carol, a 39-year-old Asian elephant, spent several weeks recovering at a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus farm in Springfield, Mo.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KALB Alexandria

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Quotes

  1. Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, said the bill was "a political circus" diverting attention from why the administration hadn't done more to block the bonuses before they were paid.
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: John Boehner Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It's tempting just to, as everyone said, you know, call their bluff or whatever," Favre said. "I think it's going to be a circus in itself already, whether I go there, whatever."
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Brett Favre Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "See, this is part of what happens. I mean, it just- it becomes a big circus instead of us focusing on health care," a laughing Obama told CBS' "60 Minutes."
    on Sep 13, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

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