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Definition of Surrounds
SurroundSurround Sur*round", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surrounded; p. pr.
& vb. n. Surrounding.] [OF. suronder to overflow, LL.
superundare; fr. L. super over + undare to rise in waves,
overflow, fr. unda wave. The English sense is due to the
influence of E. round. See Super-, and Undulate, and cf.
1. To inclose on all sides; to encompass; to environ.
2. To lie or be on all sides of; to encircle; as, a wall
surrounds the city.
But could instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds
3. To pass around; to travel about; to circumnavigate; as, to
surround the world. [Obs.] --Fuller.
4. (Mil.) To inclose, as a body of troops, between hostile
forces, so as to cut off means of communication or
retreat; to invest, as a city.
Syn: To encompass; encircle; environ; invest; hem in; fence
Surround Sur*round", n.
A method of hunting some animals, as the buffalo, by
surrounding a herd, and driving them over a precipice, into a
ravine, etc. [U.S.] --Baird.
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