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circa

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] circa.

Pronunciation

Preposition

circa

  1. approximately, about
    Julius Caesar visited this area circa 50 BC

Usage notes

  • Used only before dates.
  • Often abbreviated as either ca., ca, or c., rarely as cca. or cir...

Translations


Italian

Preposition

circa

  1. regarding, concerning

Adverb

circa

  1. about, approximately

Latin

Adverb

circa (not comparable)
  1. around; about

Preposition

circa + accusative case

  1. around; near; about

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