setting

setting / ˈsɛt ɪŋ /

noun
the act of a person or thing that sets.
the surroundings or environment of anything:
The garden was a perfect setting for the house.
the mounting in which a jewel is set.
a group of all the articles, as of china, silver, or glass, required for setting a table or a single place at a table.
the locale or period in which the action of a novel, play, film, etc., takes place:
The setting of this story is Verona in the 15th century.
Also called stage setting, stage set. the scenery and other properties used in a dramatic performance.

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