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circumjacent (adjective), more circumjacent, most circumjacent
1. Surrounding, bordering on every side, or lying around: "Hayden and Jenifer were visiting Paris and the more circumjacent areas in order to learn more about France."
2. Etymology: from Latin circumjacens, circumjacent-; from circumjacere, "to lie around"; from circum-, "round, around" + jacere, "to lie".
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