circa

preposition cir·ca \ ˈsər-kə \

Definition of circa

:at, in, or of approximately used especially with dates
  • born circa 1600

Examples of circa in a Sentence

  1. He was born circa 1600.

Origin and Etymology of circa

Latin, from circum around — more at circum-


CIRCA Defined for English Language Learners

circa

preposition

Definition of circa for English Language Learners

  • : about or around


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