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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
O, ambit, annular muscle, annulus, areola, aureole, border, boundaries, boundary, bounds, bourns, chaplet, circle, circuit, circumscription, circus, closed circle, compass, confines, coordinates, corona, coronet, cortex, covering, crown, crust, cycle, diadem, discus, disk, edges, envelope, epidermis, eternal return, exterior, external, facade, face, facet, fairy ring, fringe, fringes, front, garland, glory, halo, integument, lasso, limitations, limits, lineaments, logical circle, loop, looplet, magic circle, marches, margin, metes, metes and bounds, noose, orbit, outer face, outer layer, outer side, outer skin, outline, outlines, outside, outskirts, pale, parameters, perimeter, periphery, radius, rim, rind, ring, rondelle, round, roundel, saucer, shell, skin, skirts, sphincter, superficies, superstratum, surface, top, verges, vicious circle, wheel, wreath
Dictionary Results for circumference:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
circumference
    n 1: the size of something as given by the distance around it
         [syn: circumference, perimeter]
    2: the boundary line encompassing an area or object; "he had
       walked the full circumference of his land"; "a danger to all
       races over the whole circumference of the globe" [syn:
       circumference, circuit]
    3: the length of the closed curve of a circle

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Circumference \Cir*cum"fer*ence\, n. [L. circumferentia.]
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   1. The line that goes round or encompasses a circular figure;
      a periphery. --Millon.
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   2. A circle; anything circular.
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            His ponderous shield . . .
            Behind him cast. The broad circumference
            Hung on his shoulders like the moon.  --Milton.
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   3. The external surface of a sphere, or of any orbicular
      body.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Circumference \Cir*cum"fer*ence\, v. t.
   To include in a circular space; to bound. [Obs.] --Sir T.
   Browne.
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