neighboring

Part of speech: adjective

Adjacent; near.

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Usage examples "neighboring":

  1. Their dwellings, sementeras, pigs, chickens, and carabaos - in fact, all the possessions the living had - are scattered about in spirit form, in the neighboring mountains. - "The Bontoc Igorot", Albert Ernest Jenks.
  2. Five minutes later, with his rough disguise resumed, the general hunted about among the shadows of the neighboring streets until he had found his carriage. - "Winds of the World", Talbot Mundy.
  3. 15. Practically this same tale is told by the neighboring Ilocano, from whom it may have been borrowed; but here the Tinguian custom of paying a marriage price is introduced. - "Philippine Folk Tales", Mabel Cook Cole.