See also: circle

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Etymology 1 edit

From the standard noun circle.

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  1. A census-designated place in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, United States. Erroneously thought to be on the Arctic Circle, which is 50 miles further north.
  2. A town, the county seat of McCone County, Montana, United States. Named after a cattle brand in the form of a circle.
  3. the Circle line of the London Underground, originally the Inner Circle.
    • 2012, Andrew Martin, Underground Overground: A passenger's history of the Tube, Profile Books, →ISBN, page 48:
      The authorising acts were passed in July 1864, and this legislation brought into being what is today the Circle Line ... all of which sounds very simple. In reality it would be a painful process.

Etymology 2 edit

Americanized form of German Zirkel.

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Circle (plural Circles)

  1. A surname from German.
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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Circle is the 36379th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 615 individuals. Circle is most common among White (92.03%) individuals.

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