neighbourhood neighbourhood


  1. (n) a surrounding or nearby region
  2. (n) people living near one another


  1. Iraqi Shiite militiaman take cover a gun battle with government forces in Basra's Al-Jumhuriyah neighbourhood on March 28, 2008.
  2. The border with Egypt and the nearby neighbourhood was heavily bombed.
  3. Nine Palestinians were killed when an Israeli helicopter fired a missile on a car in the Shajayah neighbourhood in Gaza City.


  • Atrocious conditions in Bangladesh tanneries

    Despite working 12 hours a day and exposing herself to toxic chemicals, 55-year old Taslima Begum, a tannery worker in Hazaribagh, an industrial neighbourhood in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, earns just US$40 per month.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: IRIN

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  1. "The latest figures that we have is, there's somewhere in the neighbourhood of 10 to 15 fatalities," Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa told reporters. "That's probably the most serious train wreck to occur here in a very long time."
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Antonio Villaraigosa Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "On balance, I think it was a mistake, because it sent a message to the Afghans, to the Taliban, to people in the neighbourhood that we're going to leave, regardless. And that's not the fact," Lieberman told the Fox News.
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Joe Lieberman Source: Times of India

  3. "It's time for something completely different and we're going to bring it to them," Steele said. "We're going to bring this party to every corner, to every boardroom, to every neighbourhood, to every community. And we're going to say to...
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Michael Steele Source: The Malaysian Insider

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