(magic) A circle or sphere of space marked out by practitioners of many branches of ritual magic, which they generally believe will contain energy and form a sacred space, or will provide them a form of magical protection, or both.
It may be marked physically, drawn in salt or chalk, for example, or merely visualised. Its spiritual significance is similar to that of mandala and yantra in some Eastern religions.
(mathematics) An arrangement of natural numbers on circles such that the sum of the numbers on each circle and the sum of numbers on diameter are identical.
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Magic-circle Sentence Examples
Society suffers a sort of perpetual obsession, and remains self-hypnotized as it were within a magic circle of traditional views.
In fact, the 'everyone ' often includes only the magic circle of current members visitors simply go away frustrated.
He dared not tarry longer within their magic circle.