neighborhood neighborhood  /ˈneɪ bər ˌhʊd/


  1. (n) a surrounding or nearby region
  2. (n) people living near one another
  3. (n) the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')
  4. (n) an area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community)


  1. A new study says gentrification isn't a bad word, and that on average, a changing neighborhood can be a boon for its residents.
  2. I lived in Mister Rogers' neighborhood.
  3. That reliance on armed neighborhood residents, rather than national security forces, points to possible limits on the recent progress.


  1. Neighborhood almost loses water service over dispute

    State regulators are working with the owner of a Yuma-area neighborhood water company to keep running after the owner nearly stopped offering service.Customers of Green Acres Water Company could have lost much if not all use of their indoor plumbing after the owner of the...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Yuma Sun

  2. Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise director candidates have mixed backgrounds

    Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise is looking for redemption.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  3. Neighborhood garage sale in San Anselmo

    The Morningside neighborhood of San Anselmo is gearing up for its ninth annual Neighborhood Garage Sale Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Ross Valley Reporter


  1. "Well, first of all I want to thank everyone in my neighborhood," Artest said in an interview on ABC right after the match. "I definitely want to thank my doctors : my psychiatrist, she really helped me relax a lot."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Ron Artest Source: Seyoh

  2. "He is the president of all the Palestinians," Bush said of Abbas, with Olmert by his side in the Oval Office. "He has spoken out for moderation. He is a voice that is a reasonable voice amongst the extremists in your neighborhood."
    on Jun 19, 2007 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "This is a guy who lives in my neighborhood, who'sa professor of English in Chicago ...... somebody who engaged in detestable acts 40 years ago when I was 8 years old," Obama complained.
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

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