|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|
"it is a friendly neighborhood" "my neighborhood voted for Bush"
|Related terms:||community street|