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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CIRQUE

The hour's walk from the village to the Cirque is an event also in the life of the flower-lover.

These avalanches were once believed to be the authors of the cirque.

The cirque, therefore, is at once the product of the glacier and its generator and conserver.

Is the cirque under these circumstances a result of the schrund or is the schrund a result of the cirque?

A cirque (fig. 8) is shaped something like an office arm-chair.

Courty, the president, was known only since the meeting at the Cirque.

My family had also gone to the Cirque Napolon and came to find me at once.

I went to the Cirque with my cousin, and we dined in the Palais Royal.

We are an hour in approaching the Cirque, which looms higher at every step.

Promptly at three o'clock we began to march them out of the Cirque.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "a circus," from French cirque (14c.), from Latin circus (see circus). Cf. Italian and Spanish circo.

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