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Pronunciation:  'neybur`hûd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [n]  people living near one another; "it is a friendly neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush"
  3. [n]  the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of'); "it was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job"; "the price is in the neighborhood of $100"

NEIGHBORHOOD is a 12 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: locality, neighbourhood, neighbourhood, region, vicinity
 See Also: community, indefinite quantity, Latin Quarter, Left Bank, Montmartre, place, proximity, Right Bank, scenery, section, street



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Neigh"bor*hood\, n. [Written also neighbourhood.]
1. The quality or condition of being a neighbor; the state of
   being or dwelling near; proximity.

         Then the prison and the palace were in awful
         neighborhood.                         --Ld. Lytton.

2. A place near; vicinity; adjoining district; a region the
   inhabitants of which may be counted as neighbors; as, he
   lives in my neighborhood.

3. The inhabitants who live in the vicinity of each other;
   as, the fire alarmed all the neiborhood.

4. The disposition becoming a neighbor; neighborly kindness
   or good will. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.

Syn: Vicinity; vicinaty; proximity.

Usage: {Neighborhood}, {Vicinity}. Neigborhood is
       Anglo-Saxon, and vicinity is Latin. Vicinity does not
       commonly denote so close a connection as neighborhood.
       A neigborhood is a more immediately vicinity. The
       houses immediately adjoining a square are in the
       neighborhood of that square; those which are somewhat
       further removed are also in the vicinity of the

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming about your neighborhood, represents a sense of community and the need to be more active. You are expressing a need to develop new friends and new ties. Consider your waking feelings toward your neighbors.
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