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English noun: vicinity

1. vicinity (location) a surrounding or nearby region

SamplesThe 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.

Synonymslocality, neck of the woods, neighborhood, neighbourhood

Broader (hypernym)section

Narrower (hyponym)'hood, gold coast, place, proximity, scenery

Instance hyponymCharlestown, Latin Quarter, Left Bank, Montmartre, Right Bank

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