Circaria

1) Term used for one of the regions or circuits into which *Premonstratensian abbeys were organised. In England, there were three: Circaria australis (southern circuit); Circaria mediana (middle circuit); Circaria borealis (northern circuit). There was also one for Scotland: Circaria Scotiae. The English form is 'circary'. -
Cf. Circaria2
2) Latin term for a round of visitations made by a bishop. -
Cf. Circaria1; Visitation

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