environs

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

Definition of environs

1 : the districts around a city
2 a : 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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environs

Definition of environs for English Language Learners

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



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