Definition: A variant of a linked list in which the nominal tail is linked to the head. The entire list may be accessed starting at any item and following links until one comes to the starting item again.
See also list.
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Bob Bockholt, "circular list", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/circularlist.html