environs

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

en·vi·rons

noun plural \in-ˈvī-rənz, -ˈvī(-ə)rnz\

: the area that is around a place (such as a city)

Full Definition of ENVIRONS

1
:  the districts around a city
2
a :  environing things :  surroundings
b :  an adjoining region or space :  vicinity

Examples of ENVIRONS

  1. <the city and its environs total about a million in population>
  2. <you can get just about any kind of ethnic food in the environs of the university>

First Known Use of ENVIRONS

1665

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