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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The area surrounding a place.

Usage examples (37)
  • The town's environs included a forested area and many rolling hills.
  • The goal of the environs is to force people to use fewer fossil fuels.
  • The resolution of the sattelite images for Beersheba, Israel and its environs is not high enough.
  • William Kent Kreuger's series set in rural Minnesota and surrounding environs is as gripping as any big city tale. for more
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