neighborhood[ ney-ber-hood ]SEE DEFINITION OF neighborhood
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NEIGHBORHOOD
Like everything else in that neighborhood, it was covered with picture writing.
I worried along, however, to get out of that neighborhood as soon as possible.
What if it should be in this neighborhood, among these surroundings?
Then I hope you will be careful what houses you go into, for I hear the small-pox is in the neighborhood.
But Joe's affair with Sidney had been the talk of the neighborhood.
Darwin has noted that the condor was only to be found in the neighborhood of such cliffs.
It sometimes happened that she had other company—some of the young men of the neighborhood.
A carver in the neighborhood engaged to make the figurehead.
"As docile as Daisy" might have been a proverb in the neighborhood, so general was this view of her nature.
For the most part I succeeded in believing it, but it is just to add that the neighborhood did not.
mid-15c., "neighborly conduct, friendliness," from neighbor (n.) + -hood. Modern sense of "community of people who live close together" is first recorded 1620s. Phrase in the neighborhood of meaning "near, somewhere about" is first recorded 1857, American English. The Old English word for "neighborhood" was neahdæl.
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