Definition of "neighbourhood" []

  • The immediate environment; surroundings; vicinity (noun)
  • A district where people live (noun)
  • The people in a particular area; neighbours (noun)
  • Neighbourly feeling (noun)
  • The set of all points whose distance from a given point is less than a specified value (noun)
  • Of or for a neighbourhood (noun)
  • Close proximity, particularly in reference to home (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • And, by extension, its inhabitants (noun)
  • A division of a municipality or region, formally or informally divided (noun)
  • The quality or condition of being a neighbour; the state of being or dwelling near; proximity. (noun)
  • The infinitesimal open set of all points that may be reached directly from a given point; The set of all the vertices adjacent to a given vertex (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "neighbourhood" in a sentence
  • "In a properly organised rural neighbourhood could be developed that higher kind of attraction which is suggested by the very word _neighbourhood_."
  • "I should also say that I often use the term neighbourhood because it captures the sense of proximity, friendship and mutual assistance which characterises"
  • "Bill, the term neighbourhood is used, but no definition is given."