neighbourhood


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neighbourhood

(US), neighborhood
Maths the set of all points whose distance from a given point is less than a specified value
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And these are the sort of things you may find, I believe, every one of you, in any common English country neighbourhood.
He was a hearty, strong boy from the first, given to fighting with and escaping from his nurse, and fraternizing with all the village boys, with whom he made expeditions all round the neighbourhood.
Another old chateau in the neighbourhood, built in the fourteenth century by Jean de Belmont, was also abandoned, so that that part of the country was very little inhabited.
Make every enquiry in your neighbourhood for an American, John P.
I consent to your demand, on your solemn oath to quit Europe forever, and every other place in the neighbourhood of man, as soon as I shall deliver into your hands a female who will accompany you in your exile.
For the eightpenny dinners were the scorn of the neighbourhood, and strangers were rare in the wine shop of Emil Sachs.
Monsieur were best out of the neighbourhood before then.
Though I had forgotten the numbers, and, in many cases, the names of the guests, I remembered readily enough that by far the larger proportion of them came from Frizinghall, or from its neighbourhood.
My last hopes now rested on Betteredge, and on the friends of the late Lady Verinder whom I might still find living in the neighbourhood of Rachel's country house.
She said some one had reported that a stranger answering to the description of her daughter had been seen in our neighbourhood.
Mr Wrayburn, I implore you to go away from this neighbourhood, to-morrow morning.
Pickwick is somewhat infirm now; but he retains all his former juvenility of spirit, and may still be frequently seen, contemplating the pictures in the Dulwich Gallery, or enjoying a walk about the pleasant neighbourhood on a fine day.

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