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circum-sŏno , āre, v. n. and
I.a. (rare but class.).
I. Neutr., to sound, resound (with something) on every side, to be filled with any sound: “locus, qui circumsonat ululatibus cantuque symphoniae,Liv. 39, 10, 7; 27, 18, 16; Vitr. 5, 8, 1; Manil. 5, 582. —
B. Of the sound itself, to resound: “dux theatri sui audiens plausum, in modum planctus, circumsonare,Flor. 4, 2, 45.—
II. Act.
A. To surround a thing with a sound, to make something to echo or resound, to fill everywhere with a sound: “aures vocibus undique,Cic. Off. 3, 2, 5 (cf. id. Fam. 6, 18, 4, and Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 7, personare aurem): “clamor hostes circumsonat,Liv. 3, 28, 3: “Rutulus murum circumsonat armis,Verg. A. 8, 474; cf.: “quā totum Nereus circumsonat orbem,Ov. M. 1, 187 Haupt (al. circumsonat): “me luxuria undique circumsonuit,Sen. Tranq. 1, 9.—
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