Noun Definition


1.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):locality, neck of the woods, neighbourhood, vicinity

Category: Places

2.Definition: an area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community)

"An ethnic neighborhood"

Category: Places

3.Definition: people living near one another

"It is a friendly neighborhood", "My neighborhood voted for Bush"

Related Noun(s):neighbourhood

Category: General

4.Definition: the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')

"It was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job", "The price is in the neighborhood of $100"

Related Noun(s):region

Category: General