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circumterrestrial

[ sur-kuhm-tuh-res-tree-uhl ]
/ ˌsɜr kəm təˈrɛs tri əl /
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adjective

surrounding or revolving about the earth.

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Origin of circumterrestrial

First recorded in 1820–30; circum- + terrestrial
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