circumjacent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin circa (around) + jacēre (to lie down).

Adjective[edit]

circumjacent (not comparable)

  1. Lying around; surrounding.
    • The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire (chapter 64)
      [] he had established his fame and dominion over the circumjacent tribes.

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