Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Living or situated near; adjoining: as, neighboring races; neighboring countries.
- In chem., same as vicinal, 2.
- adj. US Situated or living nearby or adjacent to.
- adj. alternative spelling of neighbouring.
- v. US present participle of neighbor.
- v. alternative spelling of neighbouring.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Living or being near; adjacent.
- adj. having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching.
“Most people are just going a short distance, to what we call neighboring communities - mostly around Kansas and within an hour or two, no more than a day away," said Jim Hanni, executive vice president for AAA's Kansas Region.”
“Clinton defended the U.S. troop drawdown in neighboring Iraq, noting that the relationship between Washington and Baghdad is entering what she termed a "period of transition.”
“Obama will outline plans for more help from other countries — something he has consistently sought — particularly from Afghan leaders and those in neighboring Pakistan.”
“The worst flooding has occurred in neighboring Rhode Island, where more than 10,000 people were without power and officials said long-term recovery could take months.”
“The airport employee, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the matter, said 3-year-old Chifundo “Mercy” James left late Friday headed to London, with a stop in neighboring South Africa.”
“Clinton also met with the leaders of Somalia's transitional government in neighboring Nairobi.”
“The common sense, humane solution to the conflict would be to offer resettlement to Palestinians in neighboring Arab countries with generous compensation.”
“Army, was deployed to the slums of Sadr City in neighboring Iraq.”
“Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez told the military and civil militias today to prepare for war as a deterrent to a U. S.-led attack after American troops gained access to military bases in neighboring Colombia.”
“Bonnie Cher, a spokeswoman for the Cedar City Brian Head Tourism Bureau in neighboring Iron County, said the construction is may prompt more visitors to take alternate routes and boost attendance for the monument's annual Wildflower Festival, July 2-18.”
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