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neck of the woods


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A region; a neighborhood.

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  • n. A local neighbourhood or region.
  • n. A place or field in which one is comfortable or with which one is familiar.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a surrounding or nearby region


From neck, narrow stretch of forest.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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