[n] the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"
[n] the totality of surrounding conditions; "he longed for the comfortable environment of his livingroom"
environment Poems and Poetry
environs, surround, surroundings
ambiance, ambience, area, arena, background, circumstance, context, domain, ecology, element, field, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, habitat, home, medium, melting pot, milieu, orbit, parts, scene, scope, setting, setting, situation, sphere, state of affairs, street, surroundings