Definition of circumference:
- outline (part of speech: noun)
- roundabout (part of speech: noun)
Resolved not to finish the excursion without producing some beneficial results for the sake of scientific knowledge, we measured the circumference of the lake, which we found to be about two miles and a- half.- "Adventures in the Philippine Islands", Paul P. de La Gironière.
- "Jerusalem", Selma LagerlÃ¶f.
33: " The Prophet promises to the returning ones the restoration of the city of Jerusalem in its whole circumference; and he describes it in this way, that he begins from the Eastern wall, passes on thence, through the North side, to the West side, and thence, by the South side, returns to the East."- "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2", Ernst Hengstenberg.