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Meaning of circa by Wiktionary Dictionary

Circa


    Etymology

    From Latin circa .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /ˈsɜːkə/, SAMPA: /"s3:k@/
    • ( US ) IPA: /ˈsɝkə/, SAMPA: /"s3`k@/
    • Rhymes: -ɜː( r )kə
    • Hyphenation: cir‧ca

    Preposition

    circa

    1. approximately, about
      Julius Caesar visited this area circa 50 BC

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Definition of circa by GCIDE Dictionary

Circa


  1. circa ( sẽrkȧ ), adv., prep. [L.] Approximately; about; commonly abbreviated ca.; -- used especially before dates and numerical measures; as, “he was born circa 1650; ca. 50 feet high”.

    Syn. -- ca.