NEIGHBOUR (0. Eng. neahgebur, from neah, " nigh," "near") and gebur, " boor," literally "dweller," "husbandman"; cf. Dan. and Swed. nabo, Ger. Nachbar), properly one who lives in a house close to one, hence any one of a number of persons living in the same locality. From Biblical associations (Luke x. 27) the word is used widely of one's fellow-men.
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