from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- prep. In approximately; about: born circa 1900.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- prep. approximately, about
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- prep. Approximately; about; commonly abbreviated ca.; -- used especially before dates and numerical measures.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- About; at or near a date given, when the exact time is not known: as, circa a. d. 500. Abbreviated circ., ca., or c.
Last words, for now, go to Chris Stein circa 1978.
In her best performance, Joan Fontaine plays a meek woman who falls for a composer (Louis Jordan) in circa 1900 Vienna.
The PC crowd moved in circa 1970, and they have been preaching from the “Ugly America” bible ever since.
Here, therefore, Al – Islam at once avoided the deplorable assumption of the Hebrews and the Christians, — an error which has been so injurious to their science and their progress, — of placing their “firstman” in circa B.C. 4000 or somewhat subsequent to the building of the Pyramids: the
This is where it all started for me published in Finnish circa 1985, as I was just learning to read.
If a group becomes too popular (say Led Zeppelin circa 1976) they can get a better deal for themselves and reduce the margins of the companies.
Great Britain circa 1985: time travel is routine, cloning is a reality (dodos are the resurrected pet of choice), and literature is taken very, very seriously.
Suppose you're the CEO of a publicly traded record label circa 2000 and Napster is taking off.
Another one-album wonder from the Brain label circa early seventies Germany, YATHA SIDHRA came and went in the blink of an eye, in the process leaving behind a curious addition to the Krautrock genre.
700 Hindu Brahmins/Pandits were forcibly converted to Islam during the reign of Sikandar Butshikan sometime in circa 1400 ACE.