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circumjacence

Roget category 227

2. Words relating to space
2.2. Dimensions
›› 2.2.3. Centrical dimensions

#227. Circumjacence

noun

circumjacence, circumambienceenvironment, encompassmentatmosphere, medium, surroundings.
outpostborder etc. (edge) 231girdle etc. (circumference) 230outskirts, boulebards, suburbs, purlieus, precincts, faubourgs, environs, entourage, banlieueneighborhood, vicinage, vicinity.

verb

lie around etc. adv. — surround, beset, compass, encompass, environ, inclose, enclose, encircle, embrace, circumvent, lap, girdbeltbegird, engirdskirt, twine roundhem in etc. (circumscribe) 229.

adjective

circumjacent, circumambient, circumfluentambientsurrounding etc. v. — circumferential, suburban.

adverb

around, aboutwithouton every side on all sidesright and left, all round, round about.



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