family circle


noun

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

First recorded in 1800–10
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family circle

noun

members of a family regarded as a closed group
mainly US the cheap seating area in a theatre behind or above the dress circle
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