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vicinityn. [L. vicinitas, from vicinus neighboring, near, from vicus a row of houses, a village; akin to Gr. o'i^kos a house, Skr. v a house, vi to enter, Goth. weihs town: cf. OF. vicinité. Cf. Diocese, Economy, Parish, Vicinage, Wick a village.].
  •  The quality or state of being near, or not remote; nearness; propinquity; proximity; as, the value of the estate was increased by the vicinity of two country seats.  [1913 Webster]
    "A vicinity of disposition and relative tempers."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is near, or not remote; that which is adjacent to anything; adjoining space or country; neighborhood.  Bentley.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Neighborhood; vicinage. See Neighborhood.


vicinity, n. (pl. -ies)
1 a surrounding district.
2 (foll. by to) nearness or closeness of place or relationship.

in the vicinity (often foll. by of) near (to).
L vicinitas (as VICINAL)



airspace, alentours, ambience, ambit, approach, approximation, area, belt, borderlands, circle, circuit, circumambiencies, circumjacencies, circumstances, closeness, compass, confines, context, continental shelf, convergence, corridor, country, department, district, division, entourage, environing circumstances, environment, environs, extent, foreground, gestalt, ground, habitat, heartland, hinterland, immediacy, immediate foreground, land, locale, locality, magnitude, matter, milieu, nearness, neighborhood, nighness, offshore rights, outposts, outskirts, part, parts, perimeter, periphery, place, precinct, precincts, premises, propinquity, proximity, purlieus, quarter, range, region, salient, section, situation, soil, space, suburbs, surroundings, terrain, territory, three-mile limit, total environment, tune, twelve-mile limit, vicinage, zone




N nearness, proximity, propinquity, vicinity, vicinage, neighborhood, adjacency, contiguity, short distance, short step, short cut, earshot, close quarters, stone's throw, bow shot, gun shot, pistol shot, hair's breadth, span, purlieus, neighborhood, vicinage, environs, alentours, suburbs, confines, banlieue, borderland, whereabouts, bystander, neighbor, borderer, approach, convergence, perihelion, near, nigh, close at hand, near at hand, close, neighboring, bordering upon, contiguous, adjacent, adjoining, proximate, proximal, at hand, handy, near the mark, near run, home, intimate, near, nigh, hard by, fast by, close to, close upon, hard upon, at the point of, next door to, within reach, within call, within hearing, within earshot, within an ace of, but a step, not far from, at no great distance, on the verge of, on the brink of, on the skirts of, in the environs, at one's door, at one's feet, at one's elbow, at one's finger's end, at one's side, on the tip of one's tongue, under one's nose, within a stone's throw, in sight of, in presence of, at close quarters, cheek by jole, cheek by jowl, beside, alongside, side by side, tete-a-tete, in juxtaposition, yardarm to yardarm, at the heels of, on the confines of, at the threshold, bordering upon, verging to, in the way, about, hereabouts, thereabouts, roughly, in round numbers, approximately, approximatively, as good as, well-nigh.


N circumjacence, circumambience, environment, encompassment, atmosphere, medium, surroundings, outpost, border, girdle, outskirts, boulebards, suburbs, purlieus, precincts, faubourgs, environs, entourage, banlieue, neighborhood, vicinage, vicinity, circumjacent, circumambient, circumfluent, ambient, surrounding, circumferential, suburban, around, about, without, on every side, on all sides, right and left, all round, round about.

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