Translation of carpa in English:

carpa

big top, n.

Definition of big top ( US English | UK English )

feminine noun

  • 1

    carpa
  • 2

    • 2.1

      (de un circo) big top
      (para actuaciones) marquee

    • 2.2Latin America (para acampar)

      tent

    • 2.3Southern Cone (en la playa)

      beach tent

  • 3

    Zoology
    carp

  • 1

    • In Mexico, a traveling show held in a kind of circus tent. It included traditional circus acts, satirical sketches, short plays, songs, and monologues. Carpas began in the mid-nineteenth century and reached their height between 1930 and 1950.