cir·cum·lu·nar | \ˌsər-kəm-ˈlü-nər \

Definition of circumlunar 

: revolving about or surrounding the moon a circumlunar orbit

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This would be qualitatively different than simpler circumlunar slingshot mission planned by SpaceX for the next couple of years. Asif Siddiqi, Slate Magazine, "Russia’s Space Program Is Struggling Mightily," 21 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of circumlunar

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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