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Of that mystery, of that local circumscription—in what sense it was effected, in what sense not effected, we know nothing.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. 1 (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
Aveyron belongs to the 16th military region, and to the acadmie or educational circumscription of Toulouse.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
One short distribution and circumscription of historical ages will soon place matters in a more hopeful aspect.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. II (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
The defect in the work of the Dialect Society lies in a somewhat similar circumscription of activity.
THE AMERICAN LANGUAGEHENRY L. MENCKEN
In educational matters it falls within the circumscription of the acadmie of Toulouse.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 13, SLICE 1VARIOUS
Thus in measure as the Referendum comes into play does the circumscription practicing it become a complete community.
DIRECT LEGISLATION BY THE CITIZENSHIP THROUGH THE INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUMJAMES W. SULLIVAN
They were sensible that this province admitted not of any exact boundary or circumscription.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART D.DAVID HUME
He was meditating rather sadly upon the circumscription of human fame.
THE PASSIONATE ELOPEMENTCOMPTON MACKENZIE
It falls within the educational circumscription (acadmie) of Dijon and the military circumscription of the XX.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 2, SLICE 8VARIOUS
It would not do to allege our human inability to conceive, or in imagination to draw, such a circumscription.
THE COLLECTED WRITING OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. IITHOMAS DE QUINCEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CIRCUMSCRIPTION

  • arrests
  • captivity
  • checks
  • circumscriptions
  • confinements
  • constrainments
  • cramps
  • curbs
  • dampers
  • detentions
  • deterrents
  • hindrances
  • limitations
  • restraints
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