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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the subfamily Circinae— the harriers.
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"Down Brock Street and across the Circus is our quickest way."
My reader will remember that in January I had found a creek with a large, rocky tarn of water, which I called the Circus; it was the last westerly water on the range, and I was anxious to know how it was holding out, as it must be our point of departure for any farther efforts to the west.
Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated, Ernest Giles 1866
The people, dressed in white robes, looked on from platforms erected in the horse course, which they call the Circus, and round the Forum, and in all other places which gave them a view of the procession.
Plutarch's Lives, Volume I 46-120? Plutarch 1839
"Circus" (WETA and MPT at 9), a three-part miniseries that goes behind the scenes of the Big Apple Circus, is previewed by Hank Stuever.
TV highlights Post 2010
Both are crazy-brained impulses, and both are on display in "Circus," Maro Chermayeff and Jeff Dupre's immersive and occasionally engrossing story for PBS about a season in the touring life of the small-time, not-for-profit Big Apple Circus.
PBS documentary 'Circus' is more juggling act than one-ring show Hank Stuever 2010
Circus is a series with an abundance of life, and reality.
One thing we love about the primordial, '60s-era "Family Circus" is the acknowledgment that raising a rambunctious brood of ever-chatty Scottsdale tykes could drive Pops to hit the sauce.
5 Rules for making 'FAMILY CIRCUS' into the newly announced live-action film Michael Cavna 2010
Ian McDonald's "Vishnu at the Cat Circus" is on the shortlist for Best Novella, whereas the book it comes from, Cyberabad Days, is up for Best Collection.
2010 Locus Awards Finalists Lou Anders 2010
Flying Circus is still one of the best shows on TV, whenever BBCA decides to air it.
Circus comes from the producers of the Emmy-winning Carrier, which took a similarly immersive approach to spotlighting the personal lives and daily grind of those who serve aboard an aircraft carrier.