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circa Syllabification: cir·ca
Pronunciation: /ˈsərkə/

Definition of circa in English:


(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.
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


Mid 19th century: Latin.

Words that rhyme with circa

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