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noun as in circus

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The Arabs received the kermis from Armenia, and the name was originally “Quer-més,” “oak-apple.”

One week each year they have a great festival called the "Kermis," which is not unlike the old-fashioned carnival in this country.

The travelling temples reserved for the honour of poffertjes and wafelen are the most noticeable features of any Kermis.

It was at Leyden that I saw my first Kermis, or fair, seven years ago, and ate my first poffertjes and wafelen.

Writing as a foreigner, in no way concerned with the matter, I may express regret that the Kermis is not what it was in Holland.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kermis, such as: festival, spectacle, bazaar, hippodrome, show, and big top.

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