The city also is hoping someone will help fund a €75 million restoration of the Aurelian walls, which circle the city.
“It's going to be an onslaught, a circle of messages,” Davis said.
But it is impossible to give a list of the members of this circle, let alone the process by which they arrive at policy positions.
Some of the assessments will circle around carefully the issue of pre-storm code compliance.
In the late afternoon, that great mix of friends formed a circle around the car, holding hands as they prayed.
Tie to the foundation thread of the first oval of the first circle.
The tree quivered and fell asunder, its fragments lying in a circle.
He passed apart from them; and they drew in a circle, while he prayed, kneeling.
The spine of its neck was so constructed that it could describe a circle with its head.
Step outside of the circle of firelight with me, and take a look around.
c.1300, "figure of a circle," from Old French cercle "circle, ring (for the finger); hoop of a helmet or barrel" (12c.), from Latin circulus "circular figure; small ring, hoop; circular orbit" (also source of Italian cerchio), diminutive of circus "ring" (see circus).
Replaced Old English trendel and hring. Late Old English used circul, from Latin, but only in an astronomical sense. Meaning "group of persons surrounding a center of interest" is from 1714 (it also was a secondary sense of Latin circulus); that of "coterie" is from 1640s (a sense also found in Latin circulus). To come full circle is in Shakespeare.
late 14c., cerclen, "to shape like a globe," also "to encompass or surround," from circle (n.). From c.1400 as "to set in a circular pattern;" mid-15c. as "to move in a circle." Related: Circled; circling. To circle the wagons, figuratively, "assume an alert defensive stance" is from 1969, from old Western movies.
circle cir·cle (sûr'kəl)
A ring-shaped structure or group of structures.
A line or process with every point equidistant from the center.