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carnival

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkɑːnɪvəl/
CELEBRATION B2 a public celebration where people wear special clothes and dance and play music in the roadsCarnival, fairground and circusCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
ENTERTAINMENT US a place of outside entertainment where there are machines you can ride on and games that can be played for prizesCarnival, fairground and circus
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