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English definition of “carnival”

carnival

noun [C/U]    /ˈkɑr·nə·vəl/
a place of outside entertainment where there are machines you can ride on and games that can be played for prizes : [C] There’s a carnival in Payson Park this weekend . A carnival is also a time of public enjoyment and entertainment when people wear unusual clothes , dance , and eat and drink , usually in the streets of a city .
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