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The environs are pretty, with Magtan Island (on which Maghallanes was killed) in front and a range of hills in the background.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
About an hour and a halfʼs drive from Cebú City there is the little town of Naga, the environs of which are extremely pretty.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
I agreed, and had five days left, which I determined to spend in carefully examining Valparaiso and its environs.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
There is nothing further to be seen in the town, but the environs, or rather the whole island, offers the most enchanting sight.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
A few months ago an amiable Scotchman offered me his hospitality in the environs of Edinburgh.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
We reached the environs of Cincinnati about ten o'clock at night, and were not clear of them until after daybreak.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
I had again occasion to observe, how much the environs of Paris differed from those of London.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
Nothing can be more delightful than the environs of Angers, whether for those who walk or ride.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
We remained there two days, and employed nearly the whole of the time in walks over the city and environs.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
Upon the whole, Aix is most delightfully situated, and the environs are beyond conception rural and beautiful.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY

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terpsichoreanadjective | [turp-si-kuh-ree-uhn, turp-si-kawr-ee-uhn, -kohr- ]SEE DEFINITION