Definition of court circular in English:

court circular


  • A daily report of the activities and public engagements of royal family members, published in some newspapers.

    • ‘They were people whose name and fame had been earned rather than inherited and who would be recognisable to those who do not count the court circular among their bedtime reading.’
    • ‘The indigenous French press was less vibrant and official organs such as the Gazette de France were little more than court circulars.’
    • ‘Though The Times continued dutifully to print a court circular, it is doubtful whether it was as much read as the sports page.’