environs

[ en-vahy-ruh nz, -vahy-ernz, en-ver-uh nz, -vahy-ernz ]SEE DEFINITION OF environs

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When last seen, the environs of the works were filled with violence and uproar.

Now, there are dozens of catacombs; the environs of Rome are honeycombed with them.

Perhaps he had risen early, and had gone on some excursion in the environs.

There was not one in the town, or its environs, who did not praise her for this virtue.

Boston with its environs and the interior counties were opposed to the embargo.

The general aspect of Yloilo and its environs is most depressing.

The environs of the capital form a good setting to its beauty.

"The lot" meant the studio in which she was working, and its environs.

There is a portrait of him given in Lysons' "Environs of London."

His presence was interpreted to mean in or near his residence, his court, and his environs.

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