Definition of Neighbourhood

1. Noun. A surrounding or nearby region. "I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"

Exact synonyms: Locality, Neck Of The Woods, Neighborhood, Vicinity
Specialized synonyms: Gold Coast, 'hood, Place, Proximity, Scenery
Generic synonyms: Section
Specialized synonyms: Latin Quarter, Left Bank, Montmartre, Right Bank, Charlestown
Derivative terms: Local, Neighbor, Neighbor, Neighbour, Neighbour, Vicinal



2. Noun. People living near one another. "My neighborhood voted for Bush"
Exact synonyms: Neighborhood
Generic synonyms: Community
Specialized synonyms: Hood, Street
Derivative terms: Neighbor, Neighbour

Definition of Neighbourhood

1. Noun. Close proximity, particularly in reference to home ¹

2. Noun. and, by extension, its inhabitants ¹

3. Noun. a division of a municipality or region, formally or informally divided ¹

4. Noun. (archaic) The quality or condition of being a neighbour; the state of being or dwelling near; proximity. ¹

5. Noun. (topology) The infinitesimal open set of all points that may be reached directly from a given point; The set of all the vertices adjacent to a given vertex ¹

6. Noun. (obsolete) The disposition becoming a neighbour; neighbourly kindness or good will. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neighbourhood

neighboring(a)
neighborite
neighborless
neighborlier
neighborliest
neighborliness
neighborred
neighbors
neighborship
neighborships
neighbour
neighboure
neighboured
neighbouress
neighbourhood (current term)
neighbourhoods
neighbouring
neighbouring(a)
neighbouring group
neighbouring group participation
neighbourless
neighbourliness
neighbourly
neighbours
neighbourship
neighbourships
neighed
neighing
neighings

Literary usage of Neighbourhood

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1. The Lancet (1842)
"At a meeting of the medical practitioners of Nottingham and the neighbourhood, held at the Assembly-rooms, Low Pavement, on Tuesday evening, July 12, 1842, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: From by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon (1827)
"... the neighbourhood of what passed among acquaintance ciple being in- will not do (28). terest, the opinion of the Consider then, whether the knowledge of ..."

3. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1885)
"The two great western lines of communication may be said to be drawn, as if purposely, to avoid the immediate neighbourhood of Oxford. ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"I can enumerate the following in my own neighbourhood (East Lancashire): Townsend- fold, Gregory Fold, Hartley feld, Phinehas-Fold, and Collinge Fold. ..."

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