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Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

In Roman times a place of exhibition for chariot racing and athletic and gladiatorial contests. In its modern sense it dates from the mid-18th century. Mainly itinerant, it is performed ...

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circus

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

In Roman times a place of exhibition for chariot racing and athletic and gladiatorial contests. In its modern sense it dates from the mid-18th century. Mainly itinerant, it is performed ...

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circus

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

In 1919 the Georgian artist Nikolai Foregger lectured the Union of International Artists of the Circus on his conviction in a renaissance of the circus. He evoked theatre as the ...

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circus

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

A transaction that involves both an interest rate swap and a cross-currency swap. That is, one side will be floating rate in one currency and the other will be fixed ...

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Circus

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Circus was originally known as the Stormsville Shakers, a London-based R&B group led by Philip Goodhand-Tait, which supported Larry Williams on his 1965 UK tour. The band recorded several...

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circuses

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

Cross-Channel sorties by combined formations of RAF fighters and bombers. Their primary objective was to bring the Luftwaffe to battle after the battle of Britain had been won, and later ...

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circus

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 128 words.

1 Oblong roofless enclosure, or hippodrome, semicircular at one end, having tiered seats for spectators on both sides and

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<i>Circus</i>

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4 words.

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<i>Circus</i>

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4 words.

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circus

Edited by Russ Willey.

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 66 words.

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Circus

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 87 words.

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