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Meaning of "neck of the woods" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NECK OF THE WOODS

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WHAT DOES NECK OF THE WOODS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Neck of the Woods

Neck of the Woods is the third studio album by Los Angeles alternative rock band Silversun Pickups. The album was produced by Jacknife Lee and was released on May 8, 2012 through independent label Dangerbird Records. Lead single "Bloody Mary " was released via the band's official YouTube channel on March 25th. On May 2, 2012 MTV Buzzworthy posted a full stream of the album online.

Definition of neck of the woods in the English dictionary

The definition of neck of the woods in the dictionary is an area or locality.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NECK OF THE WOODS

neck
neck and neck
neck sweetbread
Neckar
neckatee
neckband
neckbeef
neckcloth
Necker
Necker cube
neckerchief
neckgear
necking
necklace
necklace bomb
necklace killing
necklacing
neckless
necklet
necklike

WORDS THAT END LIKE NECK OF THE WOODS

a piece of goods
backwoods
capital goods
consumer goods
cotton goods
damaged goods
deliver the goods
dry goods
durable goods
goods
household goods
Lake of the Woods
leather goods
processed foods
rubber goods
small goods
soft goods
the goods
white goods
woods

Synonyms and antonyms of neck of the woods in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «neck of the woods» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NECK OF THE WOODS

Find out the translation of neck of the woods to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

树林颈部
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cuello de los bosques
570 millions of speakers

English

neck of the woods
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जंगल की गर्दन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الرقبة من الغابة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шее лесов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pescoço do bosque
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কাঠের ঘাড়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cou des bois
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Leher hutan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hals der Wälder
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

森の首
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

숲 의 목
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gulu alas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cổ của rừng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காடுகளின் கழுத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वुड च्या मान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ormanın boynu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

collo dei boschi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szyi lesie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шиї лісів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gât de pădure
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λαιμό του δάσους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nek van die bos
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

trakter
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

halsen av skogen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of neck of the woods

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NECK OF THE WOODS»

The term «neck of the woods» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.878 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about neck of the woods

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NECK OF THE WOODS»

Discover the use of neck of the woods in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to neck of the woods and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
My Neck of the Woods: The Lewis Families of Southeastern .
This is essential reading for anyone interested in frontier history or the genealogies of mid-18th century families who resided in the Valley of Virginia.
Jerry Dale Lewis, 2005
2
My Neck of the Woods
They found their livelihood and raised a family in the remote Maine backcountry. Louise made time after morning chores to write about their lives, and these magnificent books are the result.
Louise Dickinson Rich, 1998
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Our Neck of the Woods: Exploring Minnesota's Wild Places
What are the odds of finding Minnesota's tiniest orchid? Why take a Breathalyzer test to study frogs? How does ice fishing warm the heart? Who would live in such a cold, lean region?
Daniel J. Philippon, 2009
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The Way of Go: 8 Ancient Strategy Secrets for Success in ...
There's risk for you being in your op- ponent's neck of the woods. The polar nature of things also exists in Owe Save. There is no safety in numbers if the number of weak positions you have is more than one. How can you defend both when ...
Troy Anderson, 2004
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Morgans Run
A dead black man in this neck of the woods should arouse some suspicion. She laughed at that, this neck of the woods. She looked up through the trees. Not much daylight left and it would be darker in here than out there on the road. She had ...
Carter Burke, 2010
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Mysteries of the Heart
"So, what brings you to this neck of the woods, Lucy?" Lucy explains how they were here for their overdue summer vacation. Larry tells her how he was born and raised in the area, and that this was his favorite fishing spot and place to meditate ...
Francis D. Walker, 2011
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The Red and the Real: An Essay on Color Ontology
Second, by at least roughly locating the relevant kind of relation to subjects — viz. , the dispositional kind, it gets us at least in the right philosophical neck of the woods. Unfortunately, this neck of the woods contains so many distinct variants that ...
Jonathan Cohen, 2009
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The War Against the Beavers: Learning to Be Wild in the ...
Nothing went to waste in this neck of the woods, Tom noted approvingly while I shuddered at the sight. The door opened, and Amos stood there grinning. "Come on in, and bring your guest," he joked. Eager to please, we showed off our ...
Verena Andermatt Conley, 2005
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Is God A Delusion: A Reply to Religion's Cultured Despisers
Although boars haven't been seen in your neck of the woods for generations, you decide to check it out. You formulate your hypothesis: “There's a wild boar in these woods.” And you make your prediction: “If I wait quietly in a tree, l'll eventually ...
Eric Reitan, 2011
10
A Star for Waggoner
They saw the light flashing from its forward beacon; they both heard the rumble of the rails; but they knew there were no tracks anywhere going through this neck of the woods! Terrified, they hastened back to Mr. Chapman and gave their ...
Don M. Shannon, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NECK OF THE WOODS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term neck of the woods is used in the context of the following news items.
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George Clooney Annoys Oxfordshire Neighbours With Plans For …
The star bought the 17th mansion with his wife, Amal, last October after he fell in love with this neck of the woods while filming The Monuments ... «Yahoo Celebrity UK, Jul 15»
2
OPINION: Splendour's style is very groovy
And it is such a cool thing to have fantastic line-up of international and national artists come to our little neck of the woods to perform. «Northern Star, Jul 15»
3
Big Android BBQ To Head Overseas For 2015 BABBQ - Amsterdam
... is working on delivering an awesome event, so if you're traveling to the area or live in that neck of the woods, it may be worth looking into. «Techaeris, Jul 15»
4
Dial Dalfred- Tall grass and untamed properties
The rodents are just about guaranteed in this neck of the woods, but that isn't what really bothers Chiasson. “What scares me is the snakes! «KLFY, Jul 15»
5
Mountain Stage After Midnight: Darrell Scott, Joan Osborne, Nellie …
... Stage crew to bring the party to you, contact your local public radio station and request the show be recorded in your neck of the woods. «West Virginia Public Broadcasting, Jul 15»
6
First I Shook Jeb's Hand; Then I Shook My Head
... world centuries before it became a state.... azportsider: In my neck of the woods, the word I hear most often associated with Rubio is 'pendejo. «PoliticusUSA, Jul 15»
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Street Talk: Grill a burger, play Whiffle ball, start a revolution
In my neck of the woods, everyone knew everyone else by name. We knew their strengths, their needs and their various peccadilloes. Even the ... «Lewiston Sun Journal, Jul 15»
8
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Overturning North Dakota's …
... world centuries before it became a state.... azportsider: In my neck of the woods, the word I hear most often associated with Rubio is 'pendejo. «PoliticusUSA, Jul 15»
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Links golf of the St Andrews ilk is where it is really at
In our neck of the woods, we have our own sand belt stretching from Patea to Waverley to Castlecliff to Marton to Rangitikei to Foxton to Levin ... «Manawatu Standard, Jul 15»
10
Nick Cannon Hospitalized: “I Gotta Stop Running My Body to the …
Sad news from Nick Cannon's neck of the woods. The 34-year-old America's Got Talent host is currently in the hospital and he took to social ... «Wetpaint, Jul 15»

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