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circuses


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circuses

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Performances that include trained animal acts or exhibitions of human skill and daring, or both. Circuses usually include a trained, traveling company or troupe of performers, various animals, and their equipage. The term "circus" refers to the circular arena surrounded by tiers of seats below which the performance occurs in a circular area called the "ring."

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circuses (performances)

circus

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