n. pl. vi·cin·i·ties
1. The state of being near in space or relationship; proximity: two restaurants in close vicinity.
2. A nearby, surrounding, or adjoining region; a neighborhood.
3. An approximate degree or amount: houses priced in the vicinity of $200,000.
[Latin vīcīnitās, from vīcīnus, neighboring, from vīcus, neighborhood; see weik-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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