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Dictionary definition for: Surround

1. (n) the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"

2. (v) be around; "Developments surround the town" "The river encircles the village"

3. (v) extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"

4. (v) envelop completely; "smother the meat in gravy"

5. (v) surround so as to force to give up; "The Turks besieged Vienna"

6. (v) surround with a wall in order to fortify

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