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surroundings

plural noun

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the circumstances, conditions, or objects by which one is surrounded
  • we relaxed and forgot our worries for a while in the plush surroundings of the hotel

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The first known use of surroundings was in 1841

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“Surroundings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/surroundings. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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