Pronunciation: (en-vī'runz, -vī'urnz, en'vur-unz, -vī-urnz), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/environs.html on line 81 [key]
1. the surrounding parts or districts, as of a city; outskirts; suburbs.
2. surrounding objects; surroundings; environment.
3. an area or space close by; vicinity.
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