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environs

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environs

noun plural

Definition of ENVIRONS

1
the districts adjacent to a city <the city and its environs total about a million in population>
Related Words country, countryside, exurbia
2
an adjoining region or space <you can get just about any kind of ethnic food in the environs of the university>
3
the circumstances, conditions, or objects by which one is surrounded <growing up in the environs of the inner city wasn't easy, but he was determined to make something of himself>

February 28, 2015
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