"vicinities" in the noun sense
1. vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woods
a surrounding or nearby region
"the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville"
"it is a rugged locality"
"he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"
"I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License