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car•ni•val(ˈkɑr nə vəl)
In British English, a fair is an event held in a park or field at which people pay to ride on various machines for amusement or try to win prizes in games.
In American English, an event like this is called a carnival.
In British English, a carnival is an outdoor public festival which is held every year in a particular place. During a carnival, music is played and people sometimes dance in the streets.
|Noun||1.||carnival - a festival marked by merrymaking and processions|
festival, fete - an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place); "a drama festival"
|2.||carnival - a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment; "it was so funny it was a circus"; "the whole occasion had a carnival atmosphere"|
disturbance - the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion
|3.||carnival - a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.|
show - the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"
midway - the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located