The report however claimed that “in the last two weeks, only four groups of seven to 18 people have left the encirclement.”
Little John Aylmer answered with an ecstatic chuckle of delight, and wriggled hurriedly into the encirclement of his friend's arm.
The English "arrangement" consisted in the encirclement of Germany.
It was obvious they recognized the danger of encirclement by forces stronger than any they had anticipated.
It was now a salient threatened with encirclement on the north and south.
By the shadow's echo of his movements, he could trace a vague outline of encirclement.
The union of these ambitions in a common course of action, duly planned, is what we call the "policy of encirclement."
He reached the misty outskirts of the mass and began its encirclement, drawing a little nearer to its center with every circuit.
The Greek frontier was a feeble protection, and the French at Kavadar were threatened with encirclement on their left.
The fable of the war of defence was helped out with the fable of encirclement.