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The surrounding area or district:‘the picturesque environs of the loch’
surroundings, surrounding area, vicinitylocality, neighbourhood, district, regionoutskirts, suburbs, suburbia, precincts, borders, periphery, purlieusvicinageView synonyms
- ‘At the end of the visit, the German visitors to Foxford and its environs expressed their delight with the area and its rich heritage and culture.’
- ‘It hopes to organise similar competitions and art camps in the premises so that more people would get to know the institution's environs.’
- ‘The artwork should reflect the local environs and the vast musical talent of the Northern Rivers region.’
- ‘From there he made drawing excursions to some of his most inspiring subjects, including Duncombe Park and the environs of Kirkham.’
- ‘All proceeds will go to the renewal of the grass training area, and landscaping of the pitch environs.’
- ‘He never stays in one place long enough to give us a depth of understanding about the environs or people in the places he visits.’
- ‘Nearly 90 per cent of people spending their holidays in its environs had either visited the Park or intended to do so.’
- ‘What I do want is for the lake and its environs to be respected, preserved, protected and enhanced for future generations.’
- ‘They were all well hidden, though they each had a good view of the area and its environs.’
- ‘The club caters for the whole town area and its environs.’
- ‘The park and its environs are immaculate - so much so that I felt like suppressing a sneeze which crept up on me!’
- ‘The devotees who visit this temple cannot complain about the environs of the area.’
- ‘A far wider use of the lake and its environs will fill any gap and bring increased income from those who seek peace and tranquillity.’
- ‘This will provide development for the site of the Cultural Centre and its environs, as well as some commercial and housing sites.’
- ‘Before the 19th century, Loch Lomond and its environs, the Trossachs, wasn't the tourist haunt it is today.’
- ‘The Globe's surrounding environs are attractive, despite being at close quarters with warehouses and other businesses.’
- ‘As the long summer day passed we wandered the market and the surrounding environs.’
- ‘His stories of childhood, historical events, and environmental beauty of Sligo and its environs are wonderful.’
- ‘Among 1,000 poultry farms in the city's environs, only about 100 have been dealt with, so far.’
- ‘This device can also be used to access a satellite view of the environs within which you are currently located.’
Mid 17th century: from French, plural of environ (see environ).
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