What does vicinity mean?

Definitions for vicinity
vɪˈsɪn ɪ tivicin·i·ty

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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

    Etymology: From vicinitas > vicinus > vicus.

  2. vicinity(Noun)

    neighbourhood, or the nearby region

    Etymology: From vicinitas > vicinus > vicus.

  3. vicinity(Noun)

    approximate size or amount

    Etymology: 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

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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

Examples of vicinity in a Sentence

  1. Horst Pilger:

    My wife and I both thought 'bomb'. We looked into each other's eyes, five or 10 seconds later, there was a major, major, major blast in close vicinity. It was massive.

  2. Adam Smith:

    The committee denies this request. The committee does not approve the proposed use of Department of Defense funds to construct additional physical barriers and roads or install lighting in the vicinity of the United States border.

  3. 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.

  4. Ronit Lupu:

    This discovery represents a highly significant addition to our research of the city and the vicinity. Apart from the pottery, the fascinating flint finds attest to the livelihood of the local population in prehistoric times: Small sickle blades for harvesting cereal crops, chisels and polished axes for building, borers and awls, and even a bead made of carnelian (a gemstone), indicating that jewelry was either made or imported, the grinding tools, mortars and pestles, like the basalt bowl, attest to technological skills as well as to the kinds of crafts practiced in the local community.

  5. 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.

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