Definition of crop circle in English:

crop circle

Line breaks: crop cir¦cle


  • An area of standing crops which has been flattened in the form of a circle or more complex pattern. No general cause of crop circles has been identified although various natural and unorthodox explanations have been put forward; many are known to have been hoaxes.
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    • A farmer claims to have witnessed the formation of a crop circle in a barley field.
    • A crop circle in Ontario this year attracted more than 5,000 people to the site.
    • I was taking a group of crop circle enthusiasts from London on a crop circle visit and this was the event I had chosen.

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