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Encompassed Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Encompass \En*com"pass\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Encompassed; p. pr. & vb. n. Encompassing.] To circumscribe or go round so as to surround closely; to encircle; to inclose; to environ; as, a ring encompasses the finger; an army encompasses a city; a voyage encompassing the world. --Shak. A question may be encompassed with difficulty. --C. J. Smith. The love of all thy sons encompass thee. --Tennyson. Syn: To encircle; inclose; surround; include; environ; invest; hem in; shut up.
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    * Every man, wherever he goes, is encompassed by a cloud of comforting convictions, which move with him like flies on a summer day. - Bertrand Russell


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    • Police say new mo-ped law hard to enforce
      KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — With more and more mo-peds hitting the streets, police are having a hard time enforcing new restrictions encompassed in the new scooter law. Read more on this news related to 'Encompassed'
    • Mo-ped law means some scooters now require license
      With more and more mo-peds hitting the streets, police are having a hard time enforcing new restrictions encompassed in the new scooter law. Mo-ped drivers can still cruise the streets and roads on their two-wheel machines, but the new state law, whi Read more on this news related to 'Encompassed'
    • Officials: Hoopa fire was arson
      Arson caused the Marshall fire in Hoopa that encompassed about 5 acres on Friday afternoon and was fully extinguished by 10 p.m., Hoopa Wildland Fire Department Division Chief Ralph Brown said today. Read more on this news related to 'Encompassed'

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