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Definition of the noun environs
What does environs mean as a name of something?
- the area in which something exists or lives
- lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
- synonyms of environs: environment / surround / surroundings
- more generic terms: geographic area / geographic region / geographical area / geographical region = a demarcated area of the Earth
- more specific terms:
- ambiance / ambience = the atmosphere of an environment
- medium = the surrounding environment
- setting / scene = the context and environment in which something is set
- element = the most favorable environment for a plant or animal
- home ground / habitat = the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs
- melting pot = an environment in which many ideas and races are socially assimilated
- parts = the local environment
- an outer adjacent area of any place
Alternative definition of the noun environs
- The surroundings; the environment.
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by Jim Feist
Readers need something to tell them that environs is the headword of the Subject, and that surrounding and street are ...
Planning the Modern City (2004)
by Nelson P. Lewis
CHAPTER XII STREET DETAILS— UTILITY AND ADORNMENT T T 7HILE the working out of a general plan for the streets * * and roads of a city and its environs is a task of fundamental importance, upon the successful performance of which ...
Murder in Our Midst (1996)
The Holocaust, Industrial Killing, and Representation by Omer Bartov
Indeed, the major difference between a subterranean Hell and these earthly environs is that while the former is, by definition, either a product of the imagination or the creation of superhuman forces, the latter are man-made, and defy any ...
A Christmas Cactus (1995)
A Comedy by Eliot Byerrum
This rollicking romp through the British aristocracy's environs is a melange of off-the-wall farce and near-murder mystery. Every role is a gem and a delight for the performers. Lady Valonia Wendrew is having a ...
Abstract The Eagle Plain Basin and its environs is a potentially prospective petroleum province in the Yukon. Extensive initial exploration in this area, focused on discovering crude oil, identified 83.7 Bcf of natural gas and 11.05 MMbbls of ...
Good Help is Hard to Find (1982)
A Play in One Act by Arthur L. Kopit
This rollicking romp through the British aristocracy's environs is a melange of off-the-wall farce and near-murder mystery.
A Biographical Dictionary (1785)
Containing an Historical Account of All the Engravers, from the Earliest Period of the Art of Engraving to the Present Time; and a Short List of Their Most Esteemed Works. With the Cyphers, Monograms, and Particular Marks, Used by Each Master, Accurately Copied from the Originals, and Properly Explained. To which is Prefixed, An Essay on the Rise and Progress of the Art of Engraving, Both on Copper and on Wood. With Several Curious Specimens of the Performances of the Most Ancient Artists by Joseph Strutt
The environs de Gromingue, a large plate, length-ways, from Ruysdaal ...
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Scrabble value of E1N1V4I1R1O1N1S1
The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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