Synonyms of neighborhood


1. vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woods, section

usage: a surrounding or nearby region; "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"

2. neighborhood, neighbourhood, community

usage: people living near one another; "it is a friendly neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush"

3. region, neighborhood, indefinite quantity

usage: the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of'); "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"

4. neighborhood, area, country

usage: an area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community); "an ethnic neighborhood"

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