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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circus

A circus is a company of performers who put on diverse entertainment shows that include ... Contemporary circuses perform in a variety of venues including tents, theatres and casinos. .... From the late 19th century through the first half of the 20th century, travelling circuses were a major form of spectator entertainment in the ...

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Answer Perhaps because it needs only a central support pole?? Circus tents are not always round although a round design is the best for general vision.

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Jun 19, 2010 ... I thought it would be useful to have a glossary of Circus terms on the WFE film blog. ... Big Top ~ The main tent used for the performance. (A tent ...

www.circushistory.org/Thayer/Thayer1a.htm

The use of wooden arenas did not cease with Brown s adoption of the tent; .... in a separate pavilion, which one entered from the main tent for an extra charge.

www.thefreedictionary.com/circus+tent

Noun, 1. circus tent - a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance ; "he was afraid of a fire in the circus tent"; "they had the big top up in less than ...

www.circushistory.org/History/Tent.htm

How They Set Up the Big Circus Tent ... enormous affair - about as big as the main tent of the circus in previous years, and there are more than thirty other tents .

www.circopedia.org/Glossary

(Russian) A circus act that can occupy up to the entire second half of a circus .... America: The main tent of a traveling circus, where the show is performed, ...

www.circusesandsideshows.com/Lingo.html

Showpeople on circuses and carnivals have a special language. Don't be a ( First of ... Center Pole: The main poles (usually four), supporting a tent. The Largest ...

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