What does vicinity mean?

Definitions for vicinityvɪˈsɪn ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. vicinity(Noun)

    proximity, or the state of being near

  2. vicinity(Noun)

    neighbourhood, or the nearby region

  3. vicinity(Noun)

    approximate size or amount

  4. Origin: From vicinitas > vicinus > vicus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vicinity(noun)

    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

  2. Vicinity(noun)

    that which is near, or not remote; that which is adjacent to anything; adjoining space or country; neighborhood

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vicinity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vicinity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Washington Irving:

    A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.

  2. Kathrin Altwegg:

    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.

  3. Ash Carter:

    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.

  4. Amy Sanders:

    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.

  5. Amit Shadman:

    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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