SURROUND in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SURROUND
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surround
 n.  the area in which something exists or lives
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Emulously they surround Latinus' royal house.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SEVENTH
2  But at last his citizens, outwearied by his mad excesses, surround him and his house in arms, cut down his comrades, and hurl fire on his roof.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
3  Here speaking ended: thereon Jupiter rises from his golden throne, and the heavenly people surround and escort him to the doorway.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK TENTH
4  Trial is open of what live valour can do; nor indeed is our foe far to seek; on all sides they surround our walls.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
5  I have read with ardour the accounts of the various voyages which have been made in the prospect of arriving at the North Pacific Ocean through the seas which surround the pole.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 1
6  The republican institutions of our country have produced simpler and happier manners than those which prevail in the great monarchies that surround it.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
7  It was evening when I arrived, and I retired to a hiding-place among the fields that surround it to meditate in what manner I should apply to you.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
8  Parallel meridians rudely pecked into the glass, surround these footpads' goblets.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
9  surround it, and in artificial accessories, it is inferior.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
10  The next morning, he determined to say nothing, as yet; to assemble a party, from some neighboring plantations, with dogs and guns; to surround the swamp, and go about the hunt systematically.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
11  Ratonneau and Pomegue are the nearest islands of all those that surround the Chateau d'If, but Ratonneau and Pomegue are inhabited, as is also the islet of Daume.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
12  As the distance increased between the travellers and Paris, almost superhuman serenity appeared to surround the count; he might have been taken for an exile about to revisit his native land.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
13  Her persevering and patient love seemed completely to surround the countess every moment, not explaining or consoling, but recalling her to life.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER II
14  One of his suite beckoned to the soldiers carrying the standards to advance and surround the commander-in-chief with them.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER VI
15  Apart from the law he seems a kindly, good-natured person, and I only mention him because you were particular that I should send some description of the people who surround us.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
Example Sentence: (59 in 4 pages)
16  They're ten thousand miles away, hiding in dank caves and surrounded by hundreds people.
17  The movie actor was surrounded by a bevy of starlets.
18  She was constantly surrounded by a group of fawning admirers who hoped to win some favor.
19  Although surrounded by wild and profligate companions, she nevertheless managed to retain some sense of decency.
20  The sheep were surrounded by stockade in case a sudden storm.
21  The condenser is a flat rectangular wooden vessel, which is surrounded with another one containing cold water.
22  Her body was found naked six days later, surrounded by tulip petals. She had been strangled. Fox's CD player was later found in the area during a search for evidence. No arrest was ever made.
23  The village of Meliandou sits deep within the Guinean forest region, surrounded by towering reeds and oil palm cultivations.
24  Los Cabos is on the tip of the state of Baja California Sur - an arid and cactus-filled land, yet fertile due to its peninsular body surrounded by the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean.
25  The farm and surrounding area was flooded.
26  The building doesn't fit in with the surrounding area.
27  Troops sealed off the surrounding area.
28  The enormous publicity surrounding the case will make it very difficult to hold a fair trial.
29  The surrounding mountains make the city difficult to evacuate.
30  Small towns in South India serve as economic and cultural centres for the surrounding villages.