circumambulate

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walk around something

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However, if a pilgrim circumambulates the Kaabah without wearing Ahram after crossing into the Meeqat, he is liable to slaughter a goat or pay its price to the poor as fine.
15) As he circumambulates the city of a Sabbath afternoon, or dreams his literary dreams, the character in A Man Asleep never once escapes from the writing of the past; were he to do so, his own story would still be lying in wait for him in the future, packaged, recuperated, and regurgitated as the model of a once-new narrative: he never escapes the insistent narrative voice ("you") which is, quite literally, telling him his own story.
Such a procession is integrative in that it circumambulates city space but not royal in the sense that Sa Paru is, as it pays no attention to the central space itself.
At the point immediately to the north of the royal palace, the procession does not circumambulate the city centre and the palace by progressing to the east and through the localities of Valakhu and Nyauta.
The "three times in one day" echoes a similar line in "I Ascend the Northern Terrace," where the poet either meditates or circumambulates three times per day.
The body of white sand that circumambulates the dark green vegetation in the center of the island is in sharp relief, cicatrix-like against the tranquil aquamarine water.
The collaborative art project that Karen Baldner and I have embarked on circumambulates the themes of uprootedness and at-homeness like other people circumambulate sacred sites.