n pl , -ties
1 a surrounding, adjacent, or nearby area; neighbourhood
2 the fact or condition of being close in space or relationship
(C16: from Latin vicinitas, from vicinus neighbouring, from vicus village)
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area, district, environs, locality, neck of the woods (informal) neighbourhood, precincts, propinquity, proximity, purlieus
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