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noun as in big top

noun as in circus

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In 1881, along came Bailey, operator of another circus, and two circuses joined to give rise to the first three-ring spectacle.

In the memorial sits a three-ring-binder which contains the bios of the women who have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

But would that modus operandi of old hold him in good stead with the “three-ring policy circus” he faces?

In any case, this sort of peculiar programming has made the Cannes festival an annual three-ring circus for film buffs.

Now, in fairness, the schedule of the U.S. Open is less like the Super Bowl or the World Series than a three-ring circus.

The new money, the new language, the new faces, the new architecture—it's a grown-up three-ring circus to me.

They had a gang of stevedores working there clock-like, as those fellows work around the big tents of a three-ring circus.

He is a three-ring circus and concert all by himself, but he doesn't know it, and that's what makes him so good.

With all the activities of the school taking place at once, we were as excited as two boys seeing their first three-ring circus.

Though she loved the girl as her own, there were times when she felt that running a three-ring circus would be much easier.

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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to three-ring, such as: circus, round top, and white-top.

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