Synonyms of vicinity in English:

vicinity

noun

  • 1 many famous writers made their homes in the vicinity
    surrounding district, surrounding area, neighbourhood, locality, locale, local area, area, district, region, quarter, sector, territory, domain, place, zone; environs, surroundings, surrounds, precincts, purlieus
    informal this neck of the woods
    technical locus
    rare vicinage
  • 2 the forest's vicinity to the dockyards made it a vital source of timber
    nearness, closeness, proximity, propinquity, adjacency, juxtaposition; accessibility, handiness
    rare contiguity, contiguousness, vicinage
  • Phrases

    in the vicinity

    his fortune is in the vicinity of three million poundsaroundaboutnearlyapproachingjust aboutjust overjust underroughlysomething likemore or lessin the region ofin the neighbourhood ofnear toclose toclose onBritishgetting on forLatincircaNorth American informalin the ballpark of

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