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I.a ring, circle, round, Hom.; ἀσπίδος κύκλος the round shield, Aesch.
2.Adverbial usages, κύκλῳ in a circle or ring, round about, Od., Hdt., attic; c. gen., κ. τοῦ στρατοπέδου Xen., etc.
II.any circular body:
1.a wheel, Il.
2.a place of assembly, the ἀγορά, id=Il., attic:—then, like Lat. corona, a ring or circle of people, Soph., Xen.
3.the vault of the sky, Hdt., Soph., etc.
4.the orb or disk of the sun and moon, Hdt., Trag.
5.the wall round a city, esp. round Athens, Hdt., Thuc., etc.
6.a round shield, v. supr. 1. 1. pl. the eye-balls, eyes, Soph.:—rarely in sg., the eye, id=Soph.
III.any circular motion, an orbit of the heavenly bodies, revolution of the seasons, cycle of events, Hdt., Eur.
2.a circular dance, Ar.

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