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vicinage

[vis-uh-nij] /ˈvɪs ə nɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the region near or about a place; vicinity.
2.
a particular neighborhood or district, or the people belonging to it.
3.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; < Latin vīcīn(us) near (see vicinity) + -age; replacing Middle English vesinage < Middle French < Latin, as above
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vicinage

/ˈvɪsənɪdʒ/
noun (rare)
1.
the residents of a particular neighbourhood
2.
a less common word for vicinity
Word Origin
C14: from Old French vicenage, from vicin neighbouring, from Latin vīcīnus; see vicinity
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