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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surrounded, encircledadjective

    confined on all sides

    "a camp surrounded by enemies"; "the encircled pioneers"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surrounded

    of Surround

Freebase

  1. Surrounded

    Surrounded is a box set released on June 27, 2006, featuring seven of Björk's albums in DualDisc format. The seven-disc box set contains the original albums on the CD sides, and the DVD sides contain each album remastered in Dolby Digital and DTS 96/24 5.1 surround sound. The corresponding music videos are also featured on the discs and are in PCM 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS 5.1. The original stereo mixes are used for the CD sides and are not remastered. The box set was originally intended to be released in the higher resolution DVD-A format, as evidenced by the disc scans on Björk's official website.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. surrounded

    Inclosed; invested. A town is said to be surrounded when its principal outlets are blocked up; and an army, when its flanks are turned, and its retreat cut off.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'surrounded' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3834

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surrounded in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surrounded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of surrounded in a Sentence

  1. Veryan Khan:

    If you have spent any time watching Boko Haram, you would know that Shekau is truly insane and his version of Islam is even too radical for Islamic State, a mixture of part witch doctor/part voodoo/part radical Islam. He is usually screaming, surrounded by a posse, and at least one tank, this last video is a totally new Shekau, calm, cool collective.Someone is directing his image. My thought is he is a wild card that Islamic State cannot afford to ally with unless they rebrand him or get rid of him entirely.

  2. George Floyd:

    I grew up in a Third World country surrounded by the violence I'm seeing now, i don't want to see it here. I don't want a police state traumatizing its people. It's time to make a change. We can't make any more excuses for police. This is America. We are here for justice.

  3. Olli Heinonen:

    We see that the buildings are surrounded by berms; they are a distance from each other. This is a typical design for a site that works with high explosives, i think there are serious questions to be asked [of] the Iranian government. Most likely IAEA should have access to this site.

  4. The President:

    We need only look around to see that. I'm speaking... to a nearly empty lobby. The people who are here are wearing masks. To date, the pandemic has claimed the lives of five State Department American employees and 42 locally employed staff around the world. Many more have gotten sick, and outside our doors, our government buildings are surrounded by new barricades.

  5. Mikhail Zygar:

    Even now, he is replacing his old guard with new people, younger technocrats in their 40s, children of his old friends, so he is surrounded by 'nephews,' he is scared he could be murdered like Gadhafi. This is why he prefers to do anything to preserve power, so there are no limits, but to remain in power.

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