Learner's definition of CARNIVAL
a festival held before Lent that includes music and dancing
a form of entertainment that travels to different places and includes rides and games you can play to win prizes
an event where many people gather to celebrate something
a time or place that is exciting, lively, colorful, etc.
That part of town is a carnival on Friday and Saturday nights.
There is a carnival atmosphere in the office.
The garden became a carnival of color.