magic circle

noun

1
: a circle drawn by a magician about any person or place protecting it from demons raised by incantations
2
or less commonly magic cube : an arrangement of numbers in rings and radial ranks in a circle or in a number of cubes forming a larger perfect cube devised on the principle of the magic square to add up to the same number along different ranks or diagonals

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“Magic circle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magic%20circle. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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