environs

plural noun
en·​vi·​rons | \ in-ˈvī-rənz How to pronounce environs (audio) , -ˈvī(-ə)rnz How to pronounce environs (audio) \

Definition of environs

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

First Known Use of environs

1665, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of environs was in 1665

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“Environs.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/environs. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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environs

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English Language Learners Definition of environs

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

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