The attribute of being so near as to be touching; SYN. contiguity, contiguousness.
ETYM Cf. French contiguité, Late Lat. contiguitas.
The state of being contiguous; intimate association; nearness; proximity.
Alternate (chiefly British) spelling for neighborhood.
The circumstances, conditions, or objects by which one is surrounded; environment
Neighbourhood; residents in a neighbourhood.
ETYM Latin vicinitas, from vicinus neighboring, near, from vicus a row of houses, a village; akin to Greek oikos a house, Skr. vęça a house, viç to enter, Goth. weihs town: cf. Old Fren. vicinité. Related to Diocese, Economy, Parish, Vicinage, Wick a village.
A surrounding or nearby region; SYN. locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood.