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merry-go-round

noun [C] (FOR CHILDREN)    /ˈmer.i.ɡəʊˌraʊnd/ US  /-ɡoʊ-/ (UK also roundabout, US also carousel)
a large machine at a fair that turns round and has wooden or plastic animals or vehicles on which children ride: The girls wanted the merry-go-round to go faster.Carnival, fairground and circus
(Definition of merry-go-round noun (FOR CHILDREN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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