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

How to pronounce vicinity?

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How to say vicinity in sign language?

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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. Joseph Guastella:

    This dangerous and escalatory attack was irresponsible and occurred in the vicinity of established air corridors between Dubai, UAE, and Muscat, Oman, possibly endangering innocent civilians.

  2. 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.

  3. Mushtaq Ahmad:

    We have a shortage of 80 % drugs in our shop. No new supplies are coming because of the continuous shutdowns and restrictions, we can not transfer money to the suppliers outside the state to get supplies. We are telling our customers to try and get medicines from other medical stores in the vicinity.

  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. Janet Mills:

    All patients have the right to receive medical services free of 'the cacophony of political protests,' in the words of the United States Supreme Court, while protesters have every right to say anything they want in a public area in the vicinity of a medical facility, they are not permitted to disrupt another citizen's healthcare services.

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