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- neighborhood (n.)
- mid-15c., "neighborly conduct, friendliness," from neighbor (n.) + -hood. Modern sense of "community of people who live close together" is first recorded 1620s. Phrase in the neighborhood of meaning "near, somewhere about" is first recorded 1857, American English. The Old English word for "neighborhood" was neahdæl.
- 1. It is a neighborhood beset by all the usual inner-city problems.
- 2. Her children had the best, most elaborate birthday parties in the neighborhood.
- 3. The neighborhood is given over to performers, stilt walkers and drag queens.
- 4. He is street smart and is not afraid of this neighborhood.
- 5. In Los Angeles, the neighborhood known as Watts erupted into riots.
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