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Neighborhood meaning

neighborhood - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. a surrounding or nearby region; " the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville"; " it is a rugged locality"; " he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"; " I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"
  2. 2. The quality or condition of being a neighbor; the state of being or dwelling near; proximity.
  3. 3. A place near; vicinity; adjoining district; a region the inhabitants of which may be counted as neighbors; as, he lives in my neighborhood.
  4. 4. The inhabitants who live in the vicinity of each other; as, the fire alarmed all the neiborhood.
  5. 5. The disposition becoming a neighbor; neighborly kindness or good will.
  6. 6. Place near; vicinity.

neighborhood - examples of usage

  1. It is said that after every storm there comes a calm, but it was not a pleasant calm in the neighborhood of the American camp. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  2. If there is anything going on in her neighborhood that she doesn't know about, it isn't because she doesn't try to find out. - "Mrs. Peter Rabbit", Thornton W. Burgess.
  3. Of course, that was the only neighborhood in which it could have happened, because it is only there that children run wild in the streets at night. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
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