Circus

(redirected from Circuses)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

Circus

see harrier (2).
References in periodicals archive ?
David Jamieson, of the Circus Friends Association of Great Britain, added: "Those circuses which have diversified have been very successful.
In contrast, European performers are considered artists; and European circuses are often afforded the same level of respect and government subsidies as symphonies, theaters and opera houses.
Our performers need it, and I think the world's circuses need it.
It says the issue is supported by 76% of the Welsh public, and 12 out of the 22 Welsh local authorities have already implemented policies banning circuses that use wild animals on public land in Wales.
Circuses have been visiting Bahrain for a very long time and some of them stay on a longer basis.
Most circuses in Britain have changed for the better and audience numbers are up.
We are quite happy to move onto another site, if the park is no good, but that doesn't mean we should stop having circuses in Huddersfield altogether.
Bernie Wright from the Alliance for Animal Rights called for a ban on captive wild animals in circuses.
What circuses do is get free publicity by going into shops in the locality and asking the shop to put up posters in the window and I would urge all shop keepers to pull them down.
Exposures vary among three types of shows: tented circuses, non-tented events held in areas such as school parking lots, and indoor events such as those held in casinos or coliseums, Kalmanson said.
Zippo's Circus is supporting a campaign by Peter Luff (Con), MP for Mid Worcestershire, to ensure circuses are exempt from the laws.
His circus had been an annual television treat until 1971, with an audience of more than 21 million at one stage but soon after circuses lost popularity.