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vīcīnĭa , ae, f. vicinus,
I.neighborhood, nearness, vicinage, vicinity.
I. Lit. (mostly poet. and in post-Aug. prose; “but cf. vicinitas): proximae viciniae habitat,Plaut. Bacch. 2, 3, 27: “hic proximae viciniae,id. Mil. 2, 3, 2: “mulier quaedam commigravit huc viciniae,Ter. And. 1, 1, 43: “hic viciniae,id. Phorm. 1, 2, 45: inde in viciniā nostra Averni lacus, * Cic. Tusc. 1, 16, 37: “in viciniā urbis,Col. 7, 3, 13: “pharetratae vicinia Persidis,Verg. G. 4, 290: “mons elatus super nubila atque in viciniam lunaris circuli,Plin. 5, 1, 1, § 7: “mortis,proximity, Petr. 93: mortem in viciniā videre, Sen. ap. Lact. 6, 17 fin.
B. Transf., concr., neighborhood, i. q. neighbors (freq. but not ante-Aug.; cf. “vicinitas): libertina, non ignota viciniae,Liv. 39, 12, 1: “funus Egregie factum laudet vicinia,Hor. S. 2, 5, 106; id. Ep. 1, 16, 44; 1, 17, 62; Ov. M. 2, 688; 4, 636; 8, 689; Pers. 4, 46; Vell. 1, 4; Vall. Max. 5, 7, 3; Suet. Calig. 55; App. M. 7, p. 190, 35; Juv. 14, 154.—With a plur. noun, Ov. F. 2, 657; 3, 189.—
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