Vicinity is the area and the things that are nearby.(noun)
An example ofvicinity is the four-block range surrounding a home, and all the stores and things within that four-block range.
See vicinity in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. vicinities
Origin: L vicinitas < vicinus, near < vicus, group of houses, village: see eco-
See vicinity in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. vi·cin·i·ties
Origin: Latin vīcīnitās
Origin: , from vīcīnus, neighboring
Origin: , from vīcus, neighborhood; see weik-1 in Indo-European roots.
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