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Definition 1: a surrounding or nearby region - [noun denoting location]

Samples where neck of the woods or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville
  • it is a rugged locality
  • he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood
  • I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods

Synonyms for neck of the woods in the sense of this definition

(neck of the woods is a kind of ...) a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people

"no section of the nation is more ardent than the South" "there are three synagogues in the Jewish section"

(... is a kind of neck of the woods ) a rich neighborhood noted for expensive homes and luxurious living; usually along a coastal area

"Chicago's gold coast is along Lake Michigan"

(... is a kind of neck of the woods ) the appearance of a place

(... is a kind of neck of the woods ) the region close around a person or thing

(... is a kind of neck of the woods ) a general vicinity

"He comes from a place near Chicago"

(... is a kind of neck of the woods ) (slang) a neighborhood

(... is an instance of neck of the woods) the region of Paris on the southern bank of the Seine; a center of artistic and student life

(... is an instance of neck of the woods) the highest point in Paris; famous for its associations with many artists

(... is an instance of neck of the woods) the region of Paris on the north bank of the Seine

(... is an instance of neck of the woods) a former town and present-day neighborhood of Boston; settled in 1629

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