Examples of encircle in a Sentence
A crowd of reporters encircled the mayor.
communication satellites encircling the earth
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The Slinky Dog Dash is the most notable feature of the land, encircling what amounts to a giant back yard in which visitors are made to feel the size of toys.
At this point, Samardzic, one of the officers encircling Brown, drew his gun.
Suddenly a group of figures arises from among the bodies, encircling the Man in Black and Lawrence, their guns drawn.
The bulk of people on plaques on the six curved walls encircling the Mt. Soledad memorial, however, are less known.
The caterer has also suggested the steak frites, a slender rectangle of beef encircled by a flat ribbon of fried potato that floats inches above it, anchored at the base.
The children were encircled by gunmen for 22 hours in the buses meant to take them out of the crumbling enclave, until the deal was finally sealed.
All is encircled by a blue frame recalling the front casing on an old TV.
From May 27 until June 4, 1940, more than 338,000 Allied troops who'd been encircled by the Nazis at Dunkirk, France, were evacuated by sea.
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ENCIRCLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of encircle for English Language Learners
: to form a circle around (someone or something) : to surround (someone or something)
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