Reference Entry

circumference

Julia Cresswell

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Second edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199547920
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727801
circumference

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A circle's circumference is the boundary or line that encloses it. The term comes via Old French from Latin

Reference Entry.  102 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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