The National Guard was called in to assist, along with dozens of salt trucks and snowplows from surrounding cities.
There, he ruthlessly kills off the small critters of the surrounding wilderness.
They elect leaders who aren't afraid of surrounding themselves with those who may be smarter than they are.
surrounding satellites could finish the job of complete dismemberment of the unfortunate loser.
Lankester said that many of his Tuareg employees have left Timbuktu, Gao, and the surrounding cities.
Not being sure of his bearings, he mounted the taller of the hills to get a view of the surrounding country.
For what do the troops that occupy our city and the surrounding villages represent?
A heavy pall of smoke still hung over the camp and all the surrounding country.
From its top he could look down the lake and over the surrounding forest.
The top, as you know, rises to the general level of the surrounding country, the river having eaten out so much.
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.