in the vicinity of

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in the vicinity of something

approximately a certain amount The price for a house here is in the vicinity of $150,000.
Usage notes: used with money, percentages, and numbers
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of in the vicinity of (near)
See also: of
References in classic literature ?
And it is supposed to be in a buried city named Kurzon, somewhere in the Sierra de Merendon range of mountains, in the vicinity of the Copan valley.
In this way several fierce tribes in the vicinity of the Russian posts, or within the range of their trading excursions, were furnished with deadly means of warfare, and rendered troublesome and dangerous neighbors.
I then set to work calling upon all the hotels and lodging-houses in the vicinity of Euston.
The streets were almost deserted, except in the vicinity of the temple, which they only reached after having traversed several quarters surrounded by palisades.
The rattle of musketry and roar of cannon disturbed the ancient quiet of the forest, and actually drove the bears and other wild beasts to the more cultivated portion of the country in the vicinity of the seaports.
At length, one day, a large band of Blackfeet appeared in the open field, but in the vicinity of rocks and cliffs.
But, in the vicinity of the gate of Benjamin, the wall arose by no means from the margin of the fosse.
Therefore Ikey's corniform, be-spectacled nose and narrow, knowledge-bowed figure was well known in the vicinity of the Blue Light, and his advice and notice were much desired.
Yasin and Asho were fined while covering the Israeli restrictions on Muslim worshippers in the vicinity of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound purportedly for obstructing traffic.
ammunition storages and in the vicinity of Misurata, one self-propelled
The plaintiffs, who lived in the vicinity of the airport, drank the contaminated city drinking water, which eventually resulted in a variety of injuries and diseases, including cancer.