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Definitions of environ

  1. To surround; to encompass; to encircle; to hem in; to be round about; to involve or envelop. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To surround or inclose; encompass; hem in. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To surround; to encircle: to invest:-pr.p. environing; pa.p. environed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To surround; to encompass; to envelop; to invest. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. To surround or encompass; to encircle or hem in. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. Places near a town or city; suburbs. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. ENVIRONMENT, a surrounding. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Usage examples for environ

  1. Pennsylvania's hills environ Wondrous mines of coal and iron, Great marvel of these modern days, All you require yourselves could raise. – Poems of James McIntyre by James McIntyre
  2. Opitchapam, the King's brother, invited him to his house, where with many platters of bread, foule, and wild beasts, as did environ him, he bid him wellcome: but not any of them would eate a bit with him, but put up all the remainder in Baskets. – Captain John Smith by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
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