neighbor neighbor  /ˈneɪ bər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who lives (or is located) near another
  2. (n) a nearby object of the same kind
  3. (v) live or be located as a neighbor
  4. (v) be located near or adjacent to

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Usage(s):

  1. As Mugabe continues to resist his electorate's verdict, Zimbabwe's neighbors could be the key to resolving the crisis.
  2. To rebuild Iraq, says Joe Klein, Bush must reach out to its neighbors.
  3. A simple piece of rope stands between environmentally friendly Americans and their neighbors.

News

  1. Neighbor helps put out apartment fire in northwest Houston

    A neighbor takes quick action, helping fight an apartment fire in Northwest Houston Thursday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KPRC Local 2 Houston

  2. Neighbor arrested in stabbing death of Harris County woman

    Sheriff's deputies arrested an east Harris County man as the prime suspect in the stabbing death of his neighbor. Sheriff's detectives said Simon had been questioned during the initial investigation at the woman's home in the 200 block of Castle Way Lane near Ripplewood.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. Neighbor helps rescue boys from Codorus Creek

    A quick thinking neighbor helps save two boys who fell into the Codorus Creek in the 400 block of North Beaver Street in York City. It happened at around 3:48 Thursday afternoon. The neighbor identified as Michael Hawkins jumped into …
    on June 14, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

Quotes

  1. ...- Former US President Jimmy Carter said Monday that Hamas - the Islamic militant group known for its suicide bombings and rocket attacks on Israel - is prepared to accept the Jewish state's right to "live as a neighbor next door in peace."
    on Apr 21, 2008 By: Jimmy Carter Source: FOXNews

  2. "We have not yet seen the same protectionism in trade with beggar thy neighbor policies of the '30s. And I will fight hard to ensure we do not," Britain's Brown, who will chair the April G20 summit, said in London on Monday.
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: Reuters

  3. For her part, Rice said: "This is not 1968 and the invasion of Czechoslovakia where Russia can threaten a neighbor, occupy a capital, overthrow a government and get away with it. Things have changed."
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: ABC News

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