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3 definitions found
 for encircled,
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Encircle \En*cir"cle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Encircled; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Encircling.] [Pref. en- + circle: cf. OF.
     encercler.]
     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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Her brows encircled with his serpent rod. --Parnell.
  
     Syn: To encompass; surround; environ; inclose.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  enclosed \enclosed\ adj.
     surrounded or closed in, usually on all sides. Opposite of
     unenclosed. [Narrower terms: basined; capsulate,
     capsulated; closed, closed in(predicate); coarctate;
     confined, fenced in, penned; embedded, fixed; embedded,
     surrounded; encircled; enveloped; fogbound;
     self-enclosed; surrounded, encircled]
     [WordNet 1.5]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "encircled":
     begirt, belted, cinctured, circled, circumscribed, circumscript,
     defined, definite, delimited, demarcated, determinate, determined,
     encinctured, fixed, girdled, girt, hedged about, ringed, set,
     specific, stated, surrounded, zoned
  
  

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