- the region near or about a place; vicinity.
- a particular neighborhood or district, or the people belonging to it.
Origin of vicinage
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Examples from the Web for vicinage
Beside, it is the vicinage of the most considerable gold-mines on all Borneo.The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido
Not so the vicinage of an open receptacle for the waste of human indigestion.The New Glutton or Epicure
It is communicated from one person to another by vicinage or by contact.Mysterious Psychic Forces
These were to be of his vicinage, but not bound to him by the tie whether of blood or marriage.The Customs of Old England
F. J. Snell
He pioneered the ancestors of almost every family in this vicinage to this place.The Memories of Fifty Years
William H. Sparks
- the residents of a particular neighbourhood
- a less common word for vicinity
C14: from Old French vicenage, from vicin neighbouring, from Latin vīcīnus; see vicinity
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