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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

I like Italian movies. I was frequently there in the '60s, in Rome and the vicinity. It was a great period in life. I was very influenced by their stuff.
Clint Eastwood

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

What really swings is the music of the United States, Cuba, the Caribbean and vicinity, and, of course, Brazil. The rest is all waltzes.
Antonio Carlos Jobim
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Vicinity Translations

vicinity in Dutch is nabijheid
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