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environs


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Environs  \En*vi"rons\  (?;  277),  n.  pl  [F.] 
  The  parts  or  places  which  surround  another  place  or  lie  in 
  its  neighborhood;  suburbs;  as  the  environs  of  a  city  or 
  town.  --Chesterfield. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  environs 
  n  :  the  area  in  which  something  exists  or  lives:  "the 
  country--the  flat  agricultural  surround"  [syn:  {environment}, 
  {surroundings},  {surround}] 




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