neighboring

[ ney-ber-ing ]
/ ˈneɪ bər ɪŋ /

adjective

situated or living near; adjacent: to visit the neighboring towns.

Origin of neighboring

First recorded in 1595–1605; neighbor + -ing2

Definition for neighboring (2 of 2)

Also especially British, neigh·bour.

Origin of neighbor

before 900; Middle English; Old English neahgebūr, nēahbūr (nēah nigh + (ge)būr farmer; see Boer, boor); akin to Dutch nabuur, German Nachbar, Old Norse nābūi
Related formsneigh·bor·less, adjective
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