environs

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plural noun en·vi·rons \in-ˈvī-rənz, -ˈvī(-ə)rnz\

Definition of environs

  1. 1 :  the districts around a city

  2. 2a :  environing things :  surroundingsb :  an adjoining region or space :  vicinity

Examples of environs in a Sentence

  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

1665

First Known Use of environs

1665


ENVIRONS Defined for English Language Learners

environs

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Definition of environs for English Language Learners

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



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