Definition of magic circle
1 : a circle drawn by a magician about any person or place protecting it from demons raised by incantations
2 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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