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1. The perimeter or line describing a circle: Mrs. Lori taught her students how to calculate the

2. The distance around the widest part of a boundary area or the periphery enclosing a circular space: Susan and Sally, who were hikers, walked the

*circumferences*of round objects.2. The distance around the widest part of a boundary area or the periphery enclosing a circular space: Susan and Sally, who were hikers, walked the

*circumference*of the lake and found that it took them two hours to complete their journey.When Tim and his family were in Southern California during their vacation, they sailed around the entire *circumference*

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circumference

The distance around a circle

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circumference

A line or boundary that forms the perimeter of a circle; also, the circle that circumscribes a rounded body.

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