1. [ noun ] (geography) a surrounding or nearby region
Synonyms: neighborhood locality vicinity neck_of_the_woods

"the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville" "it is a rugged locality" "he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"

Related terms: section place scenery gold_coast Left_Bank montmartre Right_Bank 'hood proximity
2. [ noun ] (sociology) people living near one another
Synonyms: neighborhood

"it is a friendly neighborhood" "my neighborhood voted for Bush"

Related terms: community street
Similar spelling:   neighborhood