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circumambient

[sur-kuh m-am-bee-uh nt] /ˌsɜr kəmˈæm bi ənt/
adjective
1.
surrounding; encompassing:
circumambient gloom.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; < Late Latin circumambient- (stem of circumambiēns). See circum-, ambient
Related forms
circumambience, circumambiency, noun
circumambiently, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for circumambient

circumambient

/ˌsɜːkəmˈæmbɪənt/
adjective
1.
surrounding
Derived Forms
circumambience, circumambiency, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin circumambīre, from circum- + ambīre to go round
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Word Origin and History for circumambient
adj.

1630s, from circum- + ambient.

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