One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Walk all the way round (something)‘they used to circumambulate the perimeter wall’
wander, rove, ramble, meander, drift, maunderView synonyms
- ‘The temple is crowded with a number of people, most of them with prayer wheels in their hands, circumambulating the sanctum.’
- ‘We walked barefoot and circumambulated the outer walls of the temple.’
- ‘They will circumambulate the stadium once and then take the torches to the cauldron.’
- ‘I looked forward to circumambulating Mount Kailash - a difficult 33-kilometer hike on foot.’
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