- the closely related members of a family as a group.
- a section in a theater containing less expensive seats, as the topmost gallery.
Origin of family circle
Examples from the Web for family circle
Historical Examples of family circle
But what could she have done for her family-circle, after the scandal of her divorce?The Law Inevitable
Another, had unhesitatingly recommended his effusions to the family-circle.Pierre; or The Ambiguities
She had never expected to be so happy, just because she was back in her own country and among her family-circle.Small Souls
All the towns belonging to the Manchester family-circle present more or less decidedly the features mentioned.Lancashire
Leo H. (Leo Hartley) Grindon
Imagine the feelings of a rat when this dreadful visitor comes like grim death into his family-circle!Palmetto-Leaves
Harriet Beecher Stowe
- members of a family regarded as a closed group
- mainly US the cheap seating area in a theatre behind or above the dress circle