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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To surround by a defensive structure, such as a rampart.
From Latin circumvallare (to surround with a wall), from circum- (around) + vallum (rampart). Earliest documented use: 1661.
“Delta State is completely circumvallated except at the west side, where the cliff of Mt. Cloud played the natural boundary.”
Yan Song; Online: Delta State; Xlibris; 2015.
See more usage examples of circumvallate in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
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