English noun: neighborhood
|1.||neighborhood (location) a surrounding or nearby region|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||locality, neck of the woods, neighbourhood, vicinity|
|Narrower (hyponym)||'hood, gold coast, place, proximity, scenery|
|Instance hyponym||Charlestown, Latin Quarter, Left Bank, Montmartre, Right Bank|
|2.||neighborhood (group) people living near one another|
|Samples||It is a friendly neighborhood.|
My neighborhood voted for Bush.
|Narrower (hyponym)||hood, street|
|3.||neighborhood (quantity) the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')|
|Samples||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.
|Broader (hypernym)||indefinite quantity|
|4.||neighborhood (location) an area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community)|
|Samples||An ethnic neighborhood.|
|Broader (hypernym)||area, country|