as in vicinity
an approximate amount, extent, or degree a movie that's said to have cost in the neighborhood of 100 million dollars

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as in district
an area (as of a city) set apart for some purpose or having some special feature are you familiar with the city's Latino neighborhood?

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as in town
the people living in a particular area invited practically the whole neighborhood over for a big party

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as in backyard
an adjoining region or space we were somewhere in the neighborhood of the Capitol because we could see the dome

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“Neighborhood.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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