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circa

Syllabification: cir·ca
Pronunciation: /ˈsərkə
 
/

Definition of circa in English:

preposition

(Often preceding a date) approximately: built circa 1935
More example sentences
  • The ancient church dates to circa 1000 A.D. and is the oldest standing building in the parish of Aghamore.
  • He discovered a settlement dating back to the early bronze age, circa 2000BC, in Warburton.
  • Mountmellick courthouse was build circa 1840 and served the town for close on a century and a half.
Synonyms
approximately, around, about, roughly, something like, on the order of, or so, or thereabouts, more or less, in the region of, give or take
informal in the ballpark of

Origin

mid 19th century: Latin.

Words that rhyme with circa

burka, Gurkha, jerker, lurker, mazurka, shirker, smirker, worker

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