Michele stayed with Kate Hudson immediately after Monteith's death because her home was surrounded by reporters.
surrounded, Richard fought on ferociously until his skull was crushed by a halberd.
Forget the media hoo-ha that surrounded the nuptials of William and Kate.
Hilton described the media circus that surrounded her first moments out of jail as "pandemonium."
Now, the school is surrounded by 12 guards, round the clock, who are under orders to shoot anyone who tries to hurt a student.
surrounded by spies, he was viewed more as a prisoner than as a guest.
He was recognised, surrounded, and had some heavy blows inflicted upon him.
She had wandered into "Cork" and the three O'Neills surrounded her, staring.
All that she could do was to warn him of the unseen dangers that surrounded him, and prepare him to meet them.
In ten minutes' time the camp was surrounded and the attack commenced.
early 15c., "to flood, overflow," from Middle French soronder "to overflow, abound, surpass, dominate," from Late Latin superundare "overflow," from Latin super "over" (see super-) + undare "to flow in waves," from unda "wave" (see water (n.); and cf. abound). Sense of "to shut in on all sides" first recorded 1610s, influenced by figurative meaning in French of "dominate," and by sound association with round. Related: Surrounded; surrounding.