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Definition of Vicinity

Vicinity

  1. 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.
  2. That which is near, or not remote; that which is adjacent to anything; adjoining space or country; neighborhood.

Vicinity Quotations

A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
Washington Irving

Be able to sneeze without sounding ridiculous. That means neither stifling yourself or spraying your immediate vicinity.
Marilyn vos Savant

People lucky enough to live in the vicinity of an industrial hog farm are, with each breath, made keenly aware of the cause of their declining property values.
Al Franken

In the early '80s, I happened to find myself in the vicinity of people who would work for Microsoft five years later.
William Gibson

The elephants were being slaughtered in masses. Some were even killed in the vicinity of big tourist hotels.
Richard Leakey
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Vicinity Translations

vicinity in Dutch is nabijheid

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