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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun vicinity:
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Definition of the noun vicinity
What does vicinity mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: vicinities
- a surrounding or nearby region
- example: the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville
- lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
- synonyms of vicinity: locality / neck of the woods / neighborhood / neighbourhood
- more generic word: section = a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun vicinity
- proximity, or the state of being near
- neighbourhood, or the nearby region
- approximate size or amount
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for vicinity
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The Sunny Side of Ireland (2012)
by John O'Mahony, R. Lloyd Praeger
In Lord Annaly's demesne are the remains of an early Norman castle, and in the vicinity is an ancient Rath and souterraine. The drive to the Salmon...
Tracer Hydrology 97 (1997)
by A. Kranjc
INTRODUCTION Bohinj with its vicinity is an alpine mountainous area between the Sava Dolinka, the Soca and the...
by John Jackman, Wendy Wren
from 'Wildfire' by Mavis Thorpe Clark Glossary engulfed means swallowed up vicinity means nearby distraught means upset p'raps means perhaps subdued ...
Nebular Episode 1-16 by Thomas Rabenstein
The pulsar's vicinity is a very dangerous place. Radiation and higher dimensional distortion fields interfere with space travel. The pulsar serves as navigation and orientation aid for many galactic folks – from a safe distance, of course.
Soundings in the British Reformed and Dissenting Traditions by Alan P.F. Sell
Also in the vicinity is the neolithic village of Barnhouse, and 1. Bardgett, Two Millennia of Church and Community in Orkney, 18, referring to Ritchie, “Birsay around AD 800 ,” 56.
by Henk C.A. van Tilborg, Sushil Jajodia
Springer, Berlin Vicinity Card Marc Vauclair BU Identification, Center of Competence Systems Security, NXP Semiconductors, Leuven, Belgium Related Concepts ⊳Contactless Cards; ⊳RFID Definition Vicinity cards are contactless cards ...
by Charles Kirkwood
— The facilities for boating in the vicinity of Glasgow are, it must be confessed, somewhat meagre. This is partly accounted ...
by Franklin Pierce Rice
ViCiNiTY. African Churches.— Zion M. E. Church Allen Library.— The collection of books was organized in 1846, and worshipped in a formed by the Rev. George Allen during etc., belonging to the place were to be was succeeded. Academy.
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Scrabble value of V4I1C3I1N1I1T1Y4
The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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