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Definition of "circumscribed" [circumscribed]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of circumscribe. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "circumscribed" in a sentence
  • "England, are from Mr. William Lee and you will be so good as to forward them, with his name circumscribed and inclosed to Messieurs Frederic Goutard and Fils, Banquiers a"
  • "When the augur moved his wand aloft and designated the portion of the heavens in which he was to make his observations, he called the circumscribed area of the ethereal blue a temple, and when the mediæval astrologer did the same, he named the space a "house.""
  • "Lake called the FCC's role in retrans disputes "circumscribed" -- FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said the FCC did not plan to step in if Sinclair pulls its signals Jan. 8, so long as the bargaining is in "good faith.""