neighboring neighboring  /ˈneɪ bə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The heart of the prosecution's case is that Taylor terrorized the people of neighboring Sierra Leone in order to appropriate its diamond wealth for his own ends.
  2. Bin Laden is believed to be in hiding in the mountains of neighboring Afghanistan, a country which Iran has no love for.
  3. The crux of the discovery was that Emeagwali had programmed each of the microprocessors to talk to six neighboring microprocessors at the same time.

News

  1. Smoke from Hathaway fire affects neighboring communities

    The Hathaway Fire near Banning has grown to 3,326 acres with 40 percent containment.  While the fire is in a remote area, smoke continues to billow out of the San Gorgonio wilderness and into neighboring communities.  Several helicopters perform water drops to try and get a handle on the blaze. More than 1,400 firefighters are battling the flames.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KESQ Palm Springs

  2. Black hole bonanza discovered in Andromeda galaxy

    By Clara MoskowitzSpace.comAstronomers have discovered 26 new likely black holes in the neighboring Andromeda galaxy — the largest haul of black hole candidates ever found in a galaxy apart from our own.Black holes, which emit almost no light themselves, can be seen only by the light given off by material falling into them. The supermassive black holes that populate the centers of most galaxies ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Trove of Black Holes Discovered in Andromeda Galaxy

    Astronomers have discovered 26 new likely black holes in the neighboring Andromeda galaxy — the largest haul of black hole candidates ever found in a galaxy apart from our own.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: SPACE.com via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Russia has invaded a sovereign neighboring state and threatens a democratic government elected by its people. Such an action is unacceptable in the 21st century," Bush said.
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Reuters India

  2. "The territory of a neighboring country has been used for perpetrating this crime," Singh said. "We expect the international community to wake up and recognize that terror anywhere and everywhere constitutes a threat to world peace and...
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: FOXNews

  3. Mukherjee said it was "worrying that a neighboring state might even consider acting on the basis of such a hoax call."
    on Dec 6, 2008 By: Pranab Mukherjee Source: FOXNews

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