Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Living or situated near; adjoining: as, neighboring races; neighboring countries.
  • In chem., same as vicinal, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Living or being near; adjacent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective US Situated or living nearby or adjacent to.
  • adjective Alternative spelling of neighbouring.
  • verb US Present participle of neighbor.
  • verb Alternative spelling of neighbouring.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching

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Examples

  • "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.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • "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.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • "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.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • "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.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • 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.

    Global Voices in English » Malawi: Reactions to Madonna’s adoption of Chifundo

  • Clinton also met with the leaders of Somalia's transitional government in neighboring Nairobi.

    Clinton visits Cape Verde in final leg of Africa tour

  • 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."

    Clinton outlines sweeping agenda for U.N. conference

  • The common sense, humane solution to the conflict would be to offer resettlement to Palestinians in neighboring Arab countries with generous compensation.

    Matthew Yglesias » Gaza and Just War

  • Obama will outline plans for more help from other countries — something he has consistently sought — particularly from Afghan leaders and those in neighboring Pakistan.

    Afghanistan campaign 'not open-ended,' Gibbs says

  • 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.

    Obama visits Massachusetts agency dealing with flooding

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