lying around; surrounding.
- cir·cum·ja·cence, cir·cum·ja·cen·cy, noun
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How to use circumjacent in a sentence
New fissures showed themselves up to the vicinity of Nicolosi, and the lava flowed in great waves over the circumjacent lands.
The worship there paid to their supreme God was famous throughout the circumjacent countries.Legends of the Saxon Saints | Aubrey de Vere
The massacre commenced in the out-parts of the circumjacent country, and continued two days.Great Events in the History of North and South America | Charles A. Goodrich
This sense centre can easily be destroyed without inflicting injury on the circumjacent sense centres.The Dawn of Reason | James Weir
Everywhere else the circumjacent heights rise to a very much greater altitude.Hasisadra's Adventure | Thomas Henry Huxley