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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcircacir‧ca /ˈsɜːkə $ ˈsɜːr-/ preposition formal  APPROXIMATELYused before a date to show that something happened close to but not exactly on that date syn around manuscripts dating from circa 1100see thesaurus at approximate
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circaThe manuscripts date from circa 1100 B.C.a Robert Adam mansion, built circa 1778The picture shows Tsar Nicholas, circa 1914.
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