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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Neighbor \Neigh"bor\ (n[=a]"b[~e]r), noun [OE. neighebour, AS. ne['a]hgeb[=u]r; ne['a]h nigh + geb[=u]r a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. n[=a]hgib[=u]r. See {Nigh}, and {Boor}.] [Spelt also {neighbour}.]

1. A person who lives near another; one whose abode is not far off. --Chaucer.

Masters, my good friends, mine honest neighbors. --Shak.

2. One who is near in sympathy or confidence.

Buckingham No more shall be the neighbor to my counsel. --Shak.

3. One entitled to, or exhibiting, neighborly kindness; hence, one of the human race; a fellow being.

Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbor unto him that fell among the thieves? --Luke x. 36.

The gospel allows no such term as "stranger;" makes every man my neighbor. --South.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

neighbour \neighbour\, neighbouring \neighbouring\, neighbourhood \neighbourhood\, neighbourly \neighbourly\ Same as {neighbor}, {neighboring}, {neighborhood}, {neighborly}. [Chiefly Brit.] [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

neighbour

noun

1: a person who lives (or is located) near another [syn: {neighbor}, {neighbour}]

2: a nearby object of the same kind; "Fort Worth is a neighbor of Dallas"; "what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?" [syn: {neighbor}, {neighbour}]

verb

1: live or be located as a neighbor; "the neighboring house" [syn: {neighbor}, {neighbour}]

2: be located near or adjacent to; "Pakistan neighbors India" [syn: {neighbor}, {neighbour}]


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