What does environs mean?

Definitions for environsɛnˈvaɪ rənz, -ˈvaɪ ərnz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word environs.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. environment, environs, surroundings, surround(noun)

    the area in which something exists or lives

    "the country--the flat agricultural surround"

  2. environs, purlieu(noun)

    an outer adjacent area of any place


  1. environs(Noun)

    The surroundings; the environment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Environs

    the parts or places which surround another place, or lie in its neighborhood; suburbs; as, the environs of a city or town

  2. Origin: [F.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of environs in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of environs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alexander Herzen:

    People who have realized that this is a dream imagine that it is easy to wake up, and are angry with those who continue sleeping, not considering that the whole world that environs them does not permit them to wake. Life proceeds as a series of optical illusions, artificial needs and imaginary sensations.

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