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encircled adj
1 confined on all sides; "a camp surrounded by enemies"; "the encircled pioneers" [syn: surrounded]
2 enclosed within a circle; "the encircled camp was complete cut off"
3 adorned or crowned with a circlet; sometimes used as combining forms; "a brow encircled with laurel"; "wreathed in an extraordinary luminescence"; "ringed round with daisies"; "smoke-wreathed" [syn: ringed, wreathed]

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encircled
  1. past of encircle

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