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Origin of circumscription
OTHER WORDS FROM circumscriptioncir·cum·scrip·tive, adjectivecir·cum·scrip·tive·ly, adverbnon·cir·cum·scrip·tive, adjective
Words nearby circumscription
Example sentences from the Web for circumscription
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.
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 Language|Henry L. Mencken
In educational matters it falls within the circumscription of the acadmie of Toulouse.