Examples of encompass in a Sentence
The district encompasses most of the downtown area.
a neighborhood encompassed by a highway
Recent Examples of encompass from the Web
That distinction goes to tiny 53047, which encompasses a 0.16-square-mile slice of the town of Lebanon in southern Dodge County.
That ongoing review includes the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument and Rose Atoll Maine National Monument, which encompasses 13,451 square miles of ocean waters and 10 islands and atolls of the Northwestern Hawaiian islands.
There are not many districts that run more down the middle than the 19th District, which encompasses the Catskills and largely rural Otsego and Schoharie counties as well as much of the Hudson Valley.
In total, Trone has given $5.2 million so far to his campaign in the 6th District, which encompasses portions of Montgomery County and stretches to Western Maryland.
Kutz touted the raid as a win for the beleaguered Fourth District, which encompasses the southeast quadrant of the city and is the the city's busiest police district.
Both officers work in the third division, which encompasses Auburndale, Fairdale, Iroquois Iroquois Park, Kenwood Hill as well as Pleasure Ridge Park.
The two are among four Democrats and three Republicans running in the 12th District, which encompasses most of Mecklenburg County.
Sergio said there are 19 towns with a poet laureate position and one county (Windham) which encompasses 15 towns.
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Definition of encompass for English Language Learners
: to include (something) as a part
: to cover or surround (an area)
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