1. surroundings, environs; vicinity, neighborhood: Çankırı çevresinde in the vicinity of Çankırı. 2. perimeter, encompassing limits, periphery, circumference. 3. natural environment, environment; habitat. 4. (a person´s) circle of friends and acquaintances. 5. circle, group of people who share a common interest or pursuit. 6. embroidered handkerchief. Ç–– Bakanı Minister for the Environment. Ç–– Bakanlığı Ministry of the Environment. –– kirliliği/kirlenmesi environmental pollution, pollution of the environment. –– korunması environmental protection, protection of the environment. –– yolu bypass, beltway, belt highway, Brit. ring road.