informal A particular area or locality: imagine seeing her in this neck of the woods
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- On weekends we'd take turns cruising the various town and villages in our neck of the woods.
- Naturally, I was delighted to hear he'd be making a pit stop in my neck of the woods on his way back from Northern Ireland.
- City slicker smart alecs don't go down well in this neck of the woods - a constituency comprising a huge swathe of rural Ulster.