Definition of environs in English:
The surrounding area or district: the picturesque environs of the lake
More example sentences
- They were all well hidden, though they each had a good view of the area and its environs.
- The club caters for the whole town area and its environs.
- The devotees who visit this temple cannot complain about the environs of the area.
Mid 17th century: from French, plural of environ (see environ).
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