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noun as in neck of the woods

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After many days of wolfish travel he saw signs of the vicinage of the Shoshone Indians.

The conception of a pomoerium as a "vicinage attached to" a city, appears to be something quite novel and original.

I should have supposed it meant a narrower locality and would apply to a city or town—a vicinage.

That the whipper-snappers of the vicinage should indulge their propensities comes as the order of their nature.

Our law provided but a precarious and uncomfortable niche for them under the rubric common pur cause de vicinage.


On this page you'll find 148 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vicinage, such as: commune, community, department, locality, neighborhood, and parish.

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