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Meaning of ENVIRONS

Pronunciation:  en'vIrunz

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"

ENVIRONS is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: environment, surround, surroundings
 See Also: ambiance, ambience, element, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, habitat, medium, melting pot, parts, scene, setting



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\En*vi"rons\ (?; 277), n. pl. [F.]
The parts or places which surround another place, or lie in
its neighborhood; suburbs; as, the environs of a city or
town. --Chesterfield.

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