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circumflŭus , a, um, adj. circumfluo (poet. or in post-Aug. prose).
I. Act., flowing around, circumfluent: “umor,Ov. M. 1, 30: “amnis,id. ib. 15, 739: “mare,Plin. 2, 66, 66, § 166.—More freq.,
II. Pass., flowed around, surrounded with water: “insula,Ov. M. 15, 624: “tellus Hadriaco ponto,Luc. 4, 407: “Carthago pelago,Sil. 15, 220: “urbs Ponto,Val. Fl. 5, 442: campi Euphrate et Tigre, * Tac. A. 6, 37: “omnis circumfluo ambitu Pontus est,Amm. 22, 8, 46.—
B. In gen., surrounded, encircled: “chlamys limbo Maeonio,Stat. Th. 6, 540: “genitrix gemmis,Claud. IV. Cons. Hon. 138.—Fig.: mens luxu, Claud. Cons. Prob. et Olybr. 40.
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