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vicinage

noun vic·i·nage \ˈvi-sə-nij, ˈvis-nij\

Definition of VICINAGE

:  a neighboring or surrounding district :  vicinity

Examples of VICINAGE

  1. <potential jurors were to be drawn from the vicinage in which the crime occurred>

Origin of VICINAGE

Middle English vesinage, from Anglo-French veisinage, from neighboring, from Vulgar Latin *vecinus, alteration of Latin vicinus
First Known Use: 14th century

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