from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The main tent of a circus.
- n. The circus.
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- n. A circus tent, especially the largest in a given circus, where the central attractions take place.
- n. The circus; the circus lifestyle.
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- n. a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance
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