in the vicinity of


: in the area that is close to (a place)
He lives in the general/immediate vicinity of the school.
: close to or around (an amount)
His yearly salary is in the vicinity of one million dollars.

Examples of in the vicinity of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web They were lit in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest and in the vicinity of the then-burning Dixie Fire in the Lassen National Forest. Jason Green, The Mercury News, 30 May 2024 More than two dozen hotels are in the vicinity of the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens, and Kennedy International Airport. Luis Ferré-Sadurní, New York Times, 25 May 2024 The development site is located next to the corporate headquarters of tech titan PayPal and is in the vicinity of a number of tech companies in North San Jose. George Avalos, The Mercury News, 20 May 2024 Malley should never have been in the vicinity of Foggy Bottom in the first place, and certainly not overseeing U.S. policy toward the Iranian terror state in the years leading up to the October 7 massacre. The Editors, National Review, 13 May 2024 Macy said several shell casings were found on Alexander Place in the vicinity of the house party. Bill Hutchinson, ABC News, 5 May 2024 The idea of a Red Line station in the vicinity of the entertainment venue emerged during discussions in the 2010s about North End development, developer Damon Hemmerdinger told the Observer. Mary Ramsey, Charlotte Observer, 22 Apr. 2024 According to the service, the accident happened around 11 p.m. local time in the vicinity of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. David Chiu, Peoplemag, 22 Apr. 2024 The skies were dark enough in the vicinity of the eclipsed sun that stars were visible, including the bright planets Jupiter and Venus. Mike Lynch, Twin Cities, 21 Apr. 2024

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“In the vicinity of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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