|1.||[ noun ] the totality of surrounding conditions|
"he longed for the comfortable environment of his livingroom"
|Related terms:||situation sphere home context milieu setting street ecology surround|
|2.||[ noun ] (geography) the area in which something exists or lives|
|Synonyms:||surroundings environs surround|
: "the country--the flat agricultural surround"
|Related terms:||geographical_area setting medium parts habitat melting_pot element ambiance surround wall|