Definition of circumscribed:
3. For this reason they conclude that the body of Christ is circumscribed in heaven in a certain place, so that it can in no way be elsewhere at the same time and that in truth and reality it is far away from the bread, and not in the bread and with the bread.- "Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church", Friedrich Bente.
In the ranks above the poor, the little people who lived in steam- heated apartments and in small suburban boxes had their small fixed round of church and friends, still closely circumscribed and to Isabelle, in her present mood,- simply dreadful.- "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).
- "Indian Summer", William D. Howells.