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cir·ca

 (sûr′kə)
prep. Abbr. c. or ca
In approximately; about: born circa 1900.

[Latin circā, from circum, around (probably on the model of adverbs like intrā, within), from circus, circle; see circle.]

circa

(ˈsɜːkə)
prep
(used with a date) at the approximate time of: circa 1182 bc. Abbreviation: c. or ca.
[Latin: about; related to Latin circus circle, circus]

cir•ca

(ˈsɜr kə)

prep., adv.
about: used esp. in approximate dates. Abbr.: c, c., ca, ca., cir., circ.
[1860–65; < Latin circā around, about]
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circa

adverb approximately, about, around, roughly, in the region of, round about The story tells of a runaway slave girl in Louisiana, circa 1850.
Translations
cirkapřibližně
cirka
noin
-位大体

circa

[ˈsɜːkə] PREPhacia
circa 1500hacia (el año) 1500

circa

[ˈsɜːrkə] prepcirca, environ, vers

circa

prepcirca, zirka

circa

[ˈsɜːkə] prepcirca
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