Pronunciation: (nā'bur-hood"),[key] —n. 1. the area or region around or near some place or thing; vicinity: the kids of the neighborhood; located in the neighborhood of Jackson and Vine streets. 2. a district or locality, often with reference to its character or inhabitants: a fashionable neighborhood; to move to a nicer neighborhood. 3. a number of persons living near one another or in a particular locality: The whole neighborhood was there. 4. neighborly feeling or conduct.
5. nearness; proximity: to sense the neighborhood of trouble. 6. Math.an open set that contains a given point.
7. in the neighborhood of, approximately; nearly; about: She looks to be in the neighborhood of 70.