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surround

Chiefly US
a. a method of capturing wild beasts by encircling the area in which they are believed to be
b. the area so encircled

Surround

An encircling border or decorative frame around a door, window or other opening.

surround

A decorative element or structure around a doorway, fireplace, or window; for example, see arch surround, banded surround, door surround, fireplace surround, Gibbs surround, window surround.
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The source added that terrorists also fired 20 shells on the surroundings of al-Abassiyeen, Arnous Square and the neighborhoods of Bab Touma, al-Qassaa, al-Bzorieh, al-Hamedieh, al-Shaghour and Rukn Eddien, injuring five civilians and causing material damage.
He said routine life and business, particularly in the surroundings of Lahore High Court, remained at a standstill due to the traffic congestion.
The word environs always ends in -s; so does the word surroundings, its synonym.
Melissa Fernald LICSW, MLADC, the founder of Safe Surroundings NE, will now assume the role of State director of Sinfonia Family Services of New Hampshire.
Rail staff joined 30 children from Plasyfelin Primary School to spruce up the surroundings of the new station at Energlyn and Churchill Park
Following heavy rains on the Province of Jeddah, leading to the harms and damage inflicted by the people and facilities of the city of Jeddah and its surroundings respectively today, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud directed all the concerned authorities to urgently provide all enhancements to reduce the damage of rains in Jeddah Province and its surroundings, a royal order said.
Olde worlde surroundings and bang-up-to-date food make this an enjoyable place to visit for a special occasion.
That way the bat can tell what's in front of it and still keep track of its surroundings.
You've got to be really paying attention, so you're very aware of your surroundings.
As for the surroundings, a report from pollsters MORI suggests that quality of life and happiness are profoundly affected by the beauty of our surroundings - so what better way to have a happy holiday than choose the beauty of your surroundings?
All this feeds into an architecture underscored by a strong formal and material economy that aims to transcend its programme and uplift its surroundings.
Massive stars not only have a strong influence on their surroundings but also are considered the first type of stars that formed in the universe.