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neighboring

[ ney-ber-ing ]
/ ˈneɪ bər ɪŋ /
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adjective

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

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Origin of neighboring

First recorded in 1595–1605; neighbor + -ing2
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