Examples of encircle in a sentence
A crowd of reporters encircled the mayor.
<communication satellites encircling the earth>
Origin and Etymology of encircle
Middle English enserclen
First Known Use: 15th century
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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