Origin of cirque
Examples from the Web for cirque
But no matter where her career has taken her, or how big the Cirque has become, Vial keeps coming back.
Twenty-eight years ago, Veronique Vial was asked to photograph Cirque du Soleil.
When Vial got that first assignment, she was just beginning her photography career, and Cirque du Soleil was only a few years old.
The pride and admiration Vial has for the artists who put on Cirque du Soleil is evident.
Cirque du Soleil obviously sprang to startling success with a variety of shows since its 1987 founding.We’re All Carnies Now: Why We Can’t Quit the Circus|Anthony Paletta|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No wonder the Cirque Rocambeau had come to grief, if it depended on such canaries as Lackaday.
They did things in the great manner in the Cirque Rocambeau.
The Cirque Rocambeau had gone round without perceiving that the world had gone round too.
Most of its mass is derived directly from the low hanging snow clouds, or is blown into the cirque by eddying winds.Mount Rainier|Various
The famous Cirque des Baumes may be described as a double wall lined with gigantic caves and grottoes.The Roof of France|Matilda Betham-Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for cirque
Word Origin for cirque
Word Origin and History for cirque
c.1600, "a circus," from French cirque (14c.), from Latin circus (see circus). Cf. Italian and Spanish circo.