neighborhood

Meaning

Noun

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Origin

  • From an alteration of earlier neighborred, from Middle English ne╚Łeburredde, neheborreden, equivalent to neighbor + -red; the alteration being interpreted as though from neighbor + -hood. For change in suffix (-red to -hood), compare brotherhood.
  • Dutch nabijheid (common in modern language), Dutch naburigheid (uncommon in modern language).

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