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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

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

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

Religion must completely encircle the spirit of ethical man like his element, and this luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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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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