vicinage


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vicinage \Vic"i*nage\ (?; 48), n. [OF. veisinage, F. voisinage,
   from OF. veisin, F. voisin, neighboring, a neighbor, L.
   vicinus. See Vicinity.]
   The place or places adjoining or near; neighborhood;
   vicinity; as, a jury must be of the vicinage. "To summon the
   Protestant gentleman of the vicinage." --Macaulay.
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         Civil war had broken up all the usual ties of vicinage
         and good neighborhood.                   --Sir W.
                                                  Scott.
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