environs 1 of 2

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as in outskirts
the districts adjacent to a city the city and its environs total about a million in population

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as in vicinity
an adjoining region or space you can get just about any kind of ethnic food in the environs of the university

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environs

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verb

present tense third-person singular of environ

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“Environs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/environs. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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