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suh rownd

  • n  the area in which something exists or lives
    the country--the flat agricultural surround
  • v  extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    The forest surrounds my property
  • v  envelop completely
  • v  surround so as to force to give up
  • v  surround with a wall in order to fortify

  • One perk of surround-sound is the ability to enjoy DVD-Audio discs.
  • Like most surround-sound systems, it plays Dolby Digital 5.
  • You still have wires running to your surround speakers, but now they originating at the back of the room, perhaps starting from behind a sofa, table or other obscuring furniture .
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  • Lewis Lapham: Was Lucrezia Borgia Slut, Killer? Maybe Not
    She was a stunning blonde with splendid breasts. She had a fabled ring, filled with poison, which she used liberally. She was the incestuous lover of both father and brother. These are among the legends that surround Lucrezia Borgia.
    June 21, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • NPU discusses funding to pay for out-of-town sewer hook-ups
    Towns that surround Norwich hope the power of regionalism will help to secure grants to pay to tie them into the city’s soon-to-be-upgraded sewer treatment plant.
    June 20, 2013 - The Norwich Bulletin
  • Sao Paulo, Rio revoke transport fare hikes as protests continue
    * Move comes as dozens of new protests planned * Other fare reductions have failed to stop protests * Protests surround Confederations Cup game (Recasts with fare hike reversal, adds quotes, background) By Asher Levine and Tatiana Ramil SAO PAULO/FORTALEZA, Brazil June 19 (Reuters) - Brazil's two biggest cities agreed on Wednesday to revoke an increase in public transportation fares that set off ...
    June 19, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

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