Definition of VICINITY

an adjoining region or space <there are no hotels in the vicinity of the hospital>
the state or condition of being near <the vicinity of the town's only elementary school was one reason why the young couple bought the house>
Related Words abutment, juxtaposition
an approximate amount, extent, or degree <starting salaries in that field are in the vicinity of $50,000 a year>
Synonyms matter, tune, vicinity
Related Words ballpark; nearness, proximity

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