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Noun: merry-go-round  'me-ree-gow,rawnd
  1. A never-ending cycle of activities and events (especially when they seem to have little purpose)
    "if we lose the election the whole legislative merry-go-round will have to start over"
     
  2. A large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride on for amusement
    - carousel, carrousel, roundabout [Brit], whirligig

Derived forms: merry-go-rounds

Type of: cycle, ride

Encyclopedia: Merry-go-round