neighborhood

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

neigh·bor·hood

noun \ˈnā-bər-ˌhd\

: a section of a town or city

: the people who live near each other

Full Definition of NEIGHBORHOOD

1
:  neighborly relationship
2
:  the quality or state of being neighbors :  proximity
3
a :  a place or region near :  vicinity
b :  an approximate amount, extent, or degree <cost in the neighborhood of $100>
4
a :  the people living near one another
b :  a section lived in by neighbors and usually having distinguishing characteristics
5
:  the set of all points belonging to a given set whose distances from a given point are less than a given positive number; broadly :  a set that contains a neighborhood

Examples of NEIGHBORHOOD

  1. They bought a house in a beautiful neighborhood.
  2. The whole neighborhood heard about it.

First Known Use of NEIGHBORHOOD

15th century

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