Definition of 'surrounding'
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The tents of their army covered a vast area surrounding the old ruin. TREASON KEEP (2001)Only looked astonished -- pale eyes wide, her mouth slightly open, lips hardly pinker than the skin surrounding them. STONE CITY (2001)The street before them was packed with a crowd of placard-waving demonstrators surrounding the theatre entrance. THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY (2001)
Aunt May was alone, sleeping peacefully, the machines surrounding her beeping more slowly, steadily. SPIDER-MAN®: THE ADVENTURES OF SPIDER-MAN (2001)
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