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.
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.
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.
While we've seen no Russian airstrikes in the northern areas of Syria this week, it appears the Russians have conducted some airstrikes after all in southern Syria in the vicinity of Palmyra in support of the Syrian regime.
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Translations for vicinity
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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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