vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woods(noun)
a surrounding or nearby region
"the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville"; "it is a rugged locality"; "he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"; "I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"
proximity, or the state of being near
neighbourhood, or the nearby region
approximate size or amount
Origin: From vicinitas > vicinus > vicus.
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
that which is near, or not remote; that which is adjacent to anything; adjoining space or country; neighborhood
The numerical value of vicinity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of vicinity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
Asteroids could well have had much more water than they have today, they have just lived in the vicinity of the sun for 4.6 billion years.
We do know that American air assets ... were engaged in the Kunduz vicinity, and we do know that the structures that -- you see in the news -- were destroyed, i just can't tell you what the connection is at this time.
It has also not yet been determined if the motive was a hate crime, domestic terrorism, a personal act of violence against a specific individual, or other motive as there are numerous individuals and entities tied to the building in the vicinity of the explosion.
Farmhouses during this period served as small settlements of sorts, whose inhabitants participated in processing agricultural produce, the numerous winepresses discovered in the vicinity of the settlement indicate the wine industry was the most important branch of agriculture in the region.
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- nærhed, nabolag, omegnDanish
- Umgebung, Nachbarschaft, NäheGerman
- lähiseutu, likimäärä, läheisyys, suuruusluokka, lähialue, kokoluokkaFinnish
- voisinage, vicinité, environsFrench
- àrainnScottish Gaelic
- 付近, 近所, 概算, 近似量, 近傍, 周辺Japanese
- nabijheid, buurt, omgeving, schattingDutch
- pobliże, sąsiedztwo, okolicaPolish
- vecinătate, apropiereRomanian
- окрестность, соседство, близостьRussian
- trakt, grannskap, närhetSwedish
- mahal, civar, yakınlık, komşulukTurkish
- lân cậnVietnamese
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