Definitions of neighborhood

  1. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. people living near one another; "it is a friendly neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. The quality or condition of being a neighbor; the state of being or dwelling near; proximity. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A place near; vicinity; adjoining district; a region the inhabitants of which may be counted as neighbors; as, he lives in my neighborhood. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The inhabitants who live in the vicinity of each other; as, the fire alarmed all the neiborhood. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The disposition becoming a neighbor; neighborly kindness or good will. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services. Medical Dictionary DB
  9. The region near; vicinity; the state of being or of living near; all the people living near one another; a district with regard to its characteristics. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. State of being neighbors: adjoining district. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Place near; vicinity. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. The region near where on is or resides; vicinity; nearness; people in the vicinity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. A place near; an adjoining or surrounding district; a more immediate vicinity; vicinage. See Langley v. Barnstead, 03 N. II. 240; Madison v. Mor- ristown Gaslight Co., 05 N. J. Eq. 350, 54 Atl. 439; Rice v. Sims, 3 Ilill (S. C.) 5; Lindsay Irr. Co. v. Mehrtens, 97 Cal. 070, 32 Pac. 802; State v. Henderson, 29 W. Va. 147, 1 S. E. 225; Peters v. Bourneau, 22 111. App. 177. thelawdictionary.org