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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ a Robert Adam mansion, built circa 1778
▪ The manuscripts date from circa 1100 B.C.
▪ The picture shows Tsar Nicholas, circa 1914.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1856, from Latin circa "around, round about, near; in the region of; about the time of," alternative form of circum "round about" (see circum-).


prep. approximately, about


Circa , usually abbreviated c., ca or ca. (also circ. or cca.), means "approximately" in several European languages including English, usually in reference to a date. Circa is widely used in genealogy and historical writing when the dates of events are not accurately known. When used in date ranges, circa is applied before each approximate date, while dates without circa immediately preceding them are generally assumed to be known with certainty. For example:

  • 1732–1799 or 1732–99: both years are known precisely.
  • – 1799: only the end year is known accurately; the start year is approximate.

  • 1732 – : only the start year is known accurately; the end year is approximate.
  • both years are approximate.
Circa (company)

Circa (stylized C1RCA or C1rca) is a skateboard footwear and apparel company that started in 1999 and is based in San Clemente, California.

It was started by Four Star Distribution along with Chad Muska as its first professional rider.

Circa (disambiguation)

Circa is a Latin word meaning "about" or "around".

Circa or CIRCA may also refer to:

  • Circa (band)
  • Circa (company), an American skateboard footwear company
  • Circa (contemporary circus), an Australian contemporary circus company
  • Circa District, Abancay Province, Peru
  • Circa Enterprises, a Canadian equipment manufacturer
  • Circa, a disc-binding notebook system
  • Circa Theatre, in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army, a UK activist group
  • Elito Circa, a Filipino painter
  • Circa (news app) a mobile news service app
Circa (band)

Circa (stylized as CIRCA:) is a progressive rock supergroup founded by four musicians associated with Yes: current Yes member Alan White (drums), former Yes member Tony Kaye (Hammond, keyboards), current Yes member Billy Sherwood (bass, vocals), and guitarist Jimmy Haun, who played on the Yes album Union.

Circa (album)

Circa is an album by American composer and pianist Michael Cain with trumpeter Ralph Alessi and saxophonist Peter Epstein recorded in 1996 and released on the ECM label.

Circa (contemporary circus)

Circa is a contemporary circus company based in Brisbane, Australia. Established in 1987 under the name of Rock n Roll Circus, the company changed its name to Circa Contemporary Circus in 2004. Under Artistic Director Yaron Lifschitz, Circa produces circus productions drawing on acrobatics, movement, dance, music and theatre that tour in Australia and internationally.

Circa's touring shows span diverse contexts from works for families in traditional arts centres to European contemporary arts festivals. Its works have been acclaimed as innovative genre‐bending pieces that stretch the practice and perceptions of circus. Since 2006 Circa has toured to 34 countries across six continents. In 2014 Circa performed over 366 performances to over 130,000 audience members locally, nationally and internationally.

Circa consists of full-time ensemble, an administrative team and a dedicated circus studio. Circa also runs a training program at its Brisbane studio, in schools and with partners throughout Queensland and beyond.

The company received the Helpmann Award for Best Visual or Physical Theatre Production for S in 2013 and CIRCA in 2012, as well as numerous other nominations. CIRCA also won the Helpmann Award for Best Regional Touring Production in 2013. In 2014, Circa received the 2013 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Group Award.

Katie Noonan released the album Fierce Hearts in 2014 that was music alongside their show "Love Song Circus". It was nominated for ' Best Original Soundtrack/Cast/Show Album' at the ARIA Music Awards of 2014, but lost to Gurrumul: His Life and Music by Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu.

Usage examples of "circa".

I DUE TRADIMENTI Due tradimenti abbominevoli furono perpetrati da questo inqualificabile governo nel breve periodo che corse da ottobre a novembre 1867, circa alla questione Romana.

Circa alla parte romantica, se non fosse adorna della storica, in cui mi credo competente, e dal merito di svelare i vizi e le nefandezze del pretismo, io non avrei tediato il pubblico, nel secolo in cui scrivono romanzi i Manzoni, i Guerrazzi ed i Victor Hugo.

Orazio, cui nessuno contendeva il comando, aveva disteso circa cento dei suoi, comandati da Muzio in bersaglieri, tra i massi ed il bosco che dominavano il monte dalla parte ove si vedeva il nemico avanzare.

Ultima die mensis istius circa meridiem maximi imbres, tonitrua, grandines.

Partem brachii dextri carpo proximum et cutem pectoris circa mamillam dextram rasi, ut notum fieret quanto temporis pili renovarentur.

Nevertheless, from circa N500 on, a patristic ideology was aggressively argued by successive Bards.

Roma di vari giovani, che la notizia della recente vittoria aveva esaltati, si componeva di circa sessanta individui, senza contare le donne.

Two automata, circa 1840, German, brothers, sat at facing desks heaped high with manuscripts, books, old shirts, astrolabes, maps, and ink-stands.

He was regarding some circa 1950 electrochemistry equipment when a knock at the door interrupted his survey.

The geology and paleoecology of this region indicates that it was not until circa 11,500 B.

Platonis et Aristotelis et reliquorum, et reliquam observationem circa eas similiter ut gentes faciunt.

Antarn the Sage from The High History of Faerunian Archmages Mighty published circa The Year of the Staff The sword flashed down to deal death.

Antarn the Sage from The High History of Faerunian Archmages Mighty published circa The Year of the Staff When chill ruled mornings, mists lay heavy among the trees.

Antarn the Sage from The High History of Faerunian Archmages Mighty published circa The Year of the Staff Silverhand Tower, when he found himself standing a little way off from it, blinking in the sunlight, was a riven shell, little more than a cottage attached to an empty ring of battlements and the gutted stump of a keep.

Inoltre, quando arrivai a frugare negli angoli più riposti del baule, trovai tre grosse borse di pezzi da otto, per un totale di circa millecento pezzi.