Examples of encircle in a Sentence
A crowd of reporters encircled the mayor.
communication satellites encircling the earth
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What’s new: A new 1.5-mile cross-country trail, called King of the Hill, encircles Schuss Mountain.
If left too long, the roots simply encircle the interior of the pot and are reluctant to get off their merry-go-round once planted in the ground, to the plant’s long-term detriment.
Suddenly, the fire had encircled the campus, along ridgelines in every direction.
Iraqi forces and Shia paramilitary groups have almost completely encircled Hawija, with the exception of a path to Kirkuk from the west, which stretches out in front of the watchtower.
The design included new buildings, with some encircling the property, with all doors facing inward.
Country not party -- Eric Holder (@EricHolder) December 14, 2017 Friends, the president and his far-right supporters in Congress are laying the groundwork to fire Mueller, especially as his investigation encircles the Trump family.
Those of us who cloak ourselves in the mantle of respectability are always surprised when the noose encircles their necks.
The most dramatic of Burnham’s proposed new roads was a 30-mile-long Outer Boulevard that would encircle the city, starting from Market and running above the Embarcadero and past Fisherman’s Wharf.
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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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