carnival · noun C /ˈkɑr.nə.vəl/Full view
carnival (CELEBRATION)
B2 a public celebration where people wear special clothes and dance and play music in the streets
Dictionary example:

I took the kids to the local carnival.

Learner example:

Of course it is not as good as the carnival [in] Rio! (First Certificate in English; B2; French)

B2 an entertainment event outdoors where there is food, machines you can ride on, and games that can be played for prizes
Dictionary example:

The annual carnival will be held at Harbor Island park next weekend.

Learner example:

According to your letter, you have decided to turn up the first week of July. This is great, because on the 5th and 6th of July there is a carnival. (First Certificate in English; B2; Spanish)

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