Examples of encircle in a Sentence
A crowd of reporters encircled the mayor.
communication satellites encircling the earth
Recent Examples of encircle from the Web
Cars soon began to trickle into the lots of Chavez Ravine that encircle the stadium.
A few days later, Carrick nods across the visiting locker room in Washington, at a media scrum encircling the main attraction wherever the Maple Leafs go.
The center consists of a half-dozen buildings encircling a grassy recreational area and surrounded by multiple rows of razor-wire fencing.
The test track will be built adjacent to E-470, a toll highway that encircles the Denver Metro area.
His driver passed the main hospital and pulled up to a compound about 200 yards away, encircled by a nearly 5-foot-high metal fence.
Bags larger than the size of a hand or not of a clear plastic variety were not permitted within a secondary perimeter encircling the stadium.
Residents accessed their apartments via open galleries that encircled the atria, with railings that featured foliated ironwork.
One after another, potential voters gently paw at his chest, encircle their fingers around his wrists, slap his back, snap photos above his head—men and women alike standing close enough to trace the curl of his eyelashes.
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Origin and Etymology of encircle
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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- A deep moat encircles the castle.
- The dogs encircled the sheep.
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