neighbourhood

Definitions of neighbourhood
  1. noun
    a surrounding or nearby region
    synonyms: locality, neck of the woods, neighborhood, vicinity
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    Latin Quarter
    the region of Paris on the southern bank of the Seine; a center of artistic and student life
    Montmartre
    the highest point in Paris; famous for its associations with many artists
    Right Bank
    the region of Paris on the north bank of the Seine
    Charlestown
    a former town and present-day neighborhood of Boston; settled in 1629
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    gold coast
    a rich neighborhood noted for expensive homes and luxurious living; usually along a coastal area
    'hood
    (slang) a neighborhood
    place
    a general vicinity
    proximity
    the region close around a person or thing
    scenery
    the appearance of a place
    front, presence
    the immediate proximity of someone or something
    landscape
    an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
    seascape
    a view of the sea
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    section
    a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people
  2. noun
    people living near one another
    synonyms: neighborhood
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    hood
    (slang) a neighborhood
    street
    people living or working on the same street
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    community
    a group of people living in a particular local area
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