Definition of Circumvallated

1. Verb. (past of circumvallate) ¹



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Definition of Circumvallated

1. circumvallate [v] - See also: circumvallate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumvallated

circumstantiality
circumstantially
circumstantials
circumstantiate
circumstantiated
circumstantiates
circumstantiating
circumstaunce
circumstellar
circumterraneous
circumterrestrial
circumundulate
circumvallate
circumvallate papilla
circumvallated (current term)
circumvallates
circumvallating
circumvallation
circumvallations
circumvascular
circumvection
circumvections
circumvent
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circumvention
circumventions
circumventive

Literary usage of Circumvallated

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1. The Medical Times and Gazette (1866)
"The extravasated points formed two circumvallated lines, as shown in the ... The patches with the circumvallated lines may be said to form three distinct ..."

2. Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe by Alexander von Humboldt (1868)
"Do we not seek in vain in the great mountains of basalt and porphyritic slate for central points (crater mountains), or lower, circumvallated, ..."

3. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... a precipitous tract, and lying right above their city, they could not, even if defeated in battle, bo easily circumvallated, they determined to guard ..."

4. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1919)
"The skirt, shaped like a haystack, circumvallated a square yard or more of floor space, while the animating essence that moved the figure appeared in ..."

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