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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 neigh·bor·hood /ˈnebɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Neigh·bor·hood n.
 1. The quality or condition of being a neighbor; the state of being or dwelling near; proximity.
    Then the prison and the palace were in awful neighborhood.   --Ld. Lytton.
 2. A place near; vicinity; adjoining district; a region the inhabitants of which may be counted as neighbors; as, he lives in my neighborhood.
 3. The inhabitants who live in the vicinity of each other; as, the fire alarmed all the neiborhood.
 4. The disposition becoming a neighbor; neighborly kindness or good will. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- Vicinity; vicinage; proximity.
 Usage: -- Neighborhood, Vicinity. Neighborhood is Anglo-Saxon, and vicinity is Latin.  Vicinity does not commonly denote so close a connection as neighborhood.  A neighborhood is a more immediately vicinity.  The houses immediately adjoining a square are in the neighborhood of that square; those which are somewhat further removed are also in the vicinity of the square.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 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" [syn: vicinity, locality,
            neighbourhood, neck of the woods]
      2: people living near one another; "it is a friendly
         neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush" [syn: neighbourhood]
      3: 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" [syn: region]