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in the vicinity (of something)

1. In the area immediately nearby. I'm hoping there is somewhere nice to eat in the vicinity of our hotel. The suspect was last seen somewhere in the vicinity.
2. Close to or approximately a certain amount. My preferred salary would be $30,000 per year, or at least something in the vicinity.
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Approximately one third of till samples from the central block are similarly anomalous although as till sampling in the central block predated airborne geophysical surveys no till samples were obtained in the vicinity of the eight new prospective geophysical targets in the central block.
launcher, in the vicinity of Waddan: one military storage facility and one
multiple rocket launcher, in the vicinity of Gharyan-Yafran: one multiple
in the vicinity of Zlitan: 1 tank, in the vicinity of Zintan: 1 command and
Adjacent to the southeast, the Cuapa project consists of six concessions covering 228,000 hectares (563,000 acres) and is located in the vicinity of the La Libertad Mine in the Central Part of Nicaragua.
To the southeast, the Acoyapa project consists of four concessions covering 181,000 hectares (447,000 acres) extends southward in the vicinity of La Batea and Santa Rosa Concessions.
piece in the vicinity of Misurata, 3 armoured fighting vehicles in the
vicinity of Sirte, and 1 military storage facility in the vicinity of Waddan.
The summer prospecting program began in early August and has so far focused on the Tremblay corridor in the vicinity of the diamondiferous AV-1 and AV-2 kimberlites.
in the vicinity of Yafran one logistic site and in the vicinity of Tripoli two
Providing enterprises with the ability to detect multiple users in the vicinity of multiple PCs, the company is offering IS decision-makers the flexibility to establish policy based on the presence of multiple users with varying privileges -- a powerful capability.
facility and in the vicinity of Misratah three armoured fighting vehicles and
In the vicinity of Yafran one truck-mounted gun, and in the vicinity of
ammunition storages and in the vicinity of Misurata, one self-propelled
In the vicinity of Sirte, eight ammunition storages, one command control