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circus ī, m

CVR-, a circular line, circle: lacteus, the Milky Way.—An enclosure for athletic games, race-course, ring: longo decedere circo, V.: munera circo locantur In medio, V.: maritimus (at Anagnia), L. — Esp.: Circus Maximus, an oval circus between the Palatine and Aventine hills, with room for 100,000, C., L., O.; often called Circus, C.: Fallax (as the resort of soothsayers and jugglers), H. — The Circus Flaminius, C.; called Circus, O.

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