The definition of an ambit is the area around something that acts as a marker or sign of the border or outside limit.(noun)
An example of an ambit is a fence around a yard.
See ambit in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L ambitus, a going about, revolution < pp. of ambire: see ambient
See ambit in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin ambitus
Origin: , from
Origin: past participle of ambīre, to go around; see ambient.
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