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synonyms for circa

  • about
  • around
  • close on
  • in the region of
  • near
  • nearby
  • nigh
  • roughly
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Thirty-five years earlier (circa 1770), even the quickest stages were no speedier than the vans.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Potentia generandi in maribus vulgo circa annum sexagesimum-secundum cessat, exceptiones autem multae inveniuntur.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
There could be no denying that our countrymen of 1918 (circa) lived through an interesting period of their country's history.
THE SECRET OF THE LEAGUEERNEST BRAMAH
Hoc circa templum sit jus mercatoribus æqum, pondera ne vergant nec sit conventio prava.
THE ROYAL PAWN OF VENICEMRS. LAWRENCE TURNBULL
Quo cum peruenirent sui commilitones, congregati circa ipsum dominum suum, excercitum magnum et fortem conflauerunt.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
Duke Street, built circa 1675, was named from the last Duke of Buckingham.
HAUNTED LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
Gay describes Seven Dials, in his own pleasant, inimitable way (circa 1712).
HAUNTED LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
The scene was not much different when it was painted, say, circa 1740.
A WANDERER IN VENICEE.V. LUCAS
They are laterally quite distinct, and consist merely of a slight enlargement of the circa-sophageal chord.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
The great pair of splanchnic nerves springing from its under side, are here actually twice as large as the circa-sophageal chord.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
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