Synonyms of vicinity in English:


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1‘many famous writers made their homes in the vicinity’

surrounding district, surrounding area, neighbourhood, locality, locale, local area, area, district, region, quarter, sector, territory, domain, place, zone
environs, surroundings, surrounds, precincts, purlieus
informal this neck of the woods
technical locus
rare vicinage

2‘the forest's vicinity to the dockyards made it a vital source of timber’

nearness, closeness, proximity, propinquity, adjacency, juxtaposition
accessibility, handiness
rare contiguity, contiguousness, vicinage


    in the vicinity

    ‘his fortune is in the vicinity of three million pounds’

    around, about, nearly, approaching, just about, just over, just under, roughly, something like, more or less
    in the region of, in the neighbourhood of, near to, close to, close on
    British getting on for
    North American informal in the ballpark of