Circumjacent

Part of speech:

Surrounding.

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Usage examples "circumjacent":

  1. Bunker Hill and its circumjacent slopes and lowlands have close connection with the earlier stages of two American conflicts for freedom. - "Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism", Allen Putnam.
  2. In this place there were many circumjacent islands, on which account the archipelago was named St. Lazarus. - "The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines", Hezekiah Butterworth.
  3. As we came there the circumjacent neighbours came to visit us, that bid us welcome, as we are so. - "Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson", Peter Esprit Radisson.