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Definition of "circumscriptions" []

  • Plural form of circumscription. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "circumscriptions" in a sentence
  • "The Armenians have other circumscriptions opearating under similar circumstances."
  • "However, there are other ecclesiastical circumscriptions in the Church which are delimited on a personal -- and not territorial -- basis, for various pastoral needs."
  • "For when I consider how short were the laws of ancient times, and how they grew by degrees still longer, methinks I see a contention between the penners and pleaders of the law; the former seeking to circumscribe the latter, and the latter to evade their circumscriptions; and that the pleaders have got the victory."