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A territorial or geographical division of a country or state.
A circuit is the judicial territory over which a court has the jurisdiction to hear cases.
circuitnoun ambit, area, arrondissement, bounds, confines, district, domain, dominion, exclusive area, extent, field, hemisphere, jurisdiction, land, locus, orbis, orbit, pale, part, place, precinct, province, quarter, range, realm, region, section, site, situs, sphere, territory, zone
Associated concepts: circuit court, circuit court of appeals, circuit judge, circuit officers, judicial circuits, riding circuit
See also: bench, boundary, circulate, circumscribe, contour, cycle, detour, district, encompass, extent, gamut, outline, periphery, province, region, scope, sphere, territory