Synonyms of vicinity in English:

vicinity


See definition of vicinity

noun

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

SYNONYMS

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’

SYNONYMS

nearness, closeness, proximity, propinquity, adjacency, juxtaposition

accessibility, handiness

rare contiguity, contiguousness, vicinage


Phrases

    in the vicinity

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

      SYNONYMS

      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

      circa

      North American informal

      in the ballpark of