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Definition of Encircle

Encircle

  1. To form a circle about; to inclose within a circle or ring; to surround; as, to encircle one in the arms; the army encircled the city.

Encircle Quotations

The world is round so that friendship may encircle it. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

The walls, the bars, the guns and the guards can never encircle or hold down the idea of the people.
Huey Newton

As freely as the firmament embraces the world, or the sun pours forth impartially his beams, so mercy must encircle both friend and foe.
Friedrich Schiller

Because we can't escape our ancient hunger to live close to nature, we encircle the house with lawns and gardens, install picture windows, adopt pets and Boston ferns, and scent everything that touches our lives.
Diane Ackerman

If trees can create art, if they can encircle the globe seven times in one year, if prisoners can grow plants and raise frogs, then perhaps there are other static entities that we hold inside ourselves, like grief, like addictions, like racism, that can also change.
Nalini Nadkarni
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Encircle Translations

encircle in French is encercler, ceignez, ceignons, ceins, ceignent
encircle in German is einkreisen
encircle in Italian is circondare
encircle in Spanish is cercar
encircle in Swedish is omringa
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