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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, .... Joseph Grimaldi, the first mainstream clown, had his first major role as Little ...

filmwaterforelephants.wordpress.com/bigtop/circus-lingo

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.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 ...

flynncreekcircus.com/vintage-big-top-for-your-event/tent-specifications

Flynn Creek Circus Big Top Tent is 120′ x 80′ feet oval tent. A complete footprint ... The interior of the tent has 2 main masts centered 40′ apart. There are an ...

www.goodmagic.com/carny/c_a.htm

Big Top — The main tent used for the performance. (A tent is a top plus ... A circus clown would be much more likely to say something like "go @#$%& yourself.".

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 ...

www.circushistory.org/History/Tent.htm

Main page Circus Historical Society Membership ... How They Set Up the Big Circus Tent. From the ... The complete article contains more detail about the circus.

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.circushistory.org/Thayer/Thayer1a.htm

Main page Circus Historical Society Membership ... in temporary arenas that lasted until J. Purdy Brown went on the road with the first canvas circus tent in 1825.

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/big%20top

1 : the main tent of a circus. 2 : circus 2a, b, c. See big top defined for English- language learners. See big top defined for kids ...