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n. The act of moving or revolving around, or as in a circle or orbit; a revolution; as, the periodical circuit of the earth round the sun. The circumference of, or distance round, any space; the measure of a line round an area. That which encircles anything, as a ring or crown. The space enclosed within a circle, or within limits. A circuit wide enclosed with goodliest trees.


 - A regular or appointed journeying from place to place in the exercise of one's calling, as of a judge, or a preacher. (a) (Law) A certain division of a state or country, established by law for a judge or judges to visit, for the administration of justice. (b) (Methodist Church) A district in which an itinerant preacher labors. Circumlocution.


 - Circuit court (Law), a court which sits successively in different places in its circuit (see Circuit). In the United States, the federal circuit courts are commonly presided over by a judge of the supreme court, or a special circuit judge, together with the judge of the district court. They have jurisdiction within statutory limits, both in law and equity, in matters of federal cognizance. Some ...

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