Definition of Family circle
1. Noun. Rearmost or uppermost area in the balcony containing the least expensive seats.
Generic synonyms: Area
Group relationships: Balcony
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Circle
Literary usage of Family circle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of Human Marriage by Edward Westermarck (1922)
"... modesty is especially strongly developed in relations between members of the same family circle or kin, whether of the same sex or of opposite sexes. ..."
2. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1902)
"CHAPTER I. WHICH IS ENTIRELY INTRODUCTORY—CONTAINS AN ACCOUNT OF MISS CRUMP, HER SUITORS, AND HER family circle. Na certain quiet and sequestered nook of ..."
3. Mind (1902)
"THE family circle. Conducted by FLORENCE PELTIER PERRY AND THE REV. HELEN VAN-ANDERSON. FOR THE PARENTS. THE ROOT OF THE MATTER. In the mothers' classes, ..."
4. Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz by Carl Schurz (1913)
"May you long enjoy the inestimable blessing of an unbroken family circle. This is the best wish I have for you as a true friend.—Ever yours. ..."