Definition of surrounding in English:


Syllabification: sur·round·ing
Pronunciation: /səˈroundiNG


  • All around a particular place or thing: the surrounding countryside Nashville and the surrounding area
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    • From the top, wonderful views can be had of the surrounding countryside.
    • The hall attracts more than 70,000 visitors a year, with the surrounding park attracting more than 200,000.
    • Of course, we need some predictability in our lives - otherwise we'd require some heavy medication to deal with the surrounding chaos.

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