nabe

[neyb]
noun Usually, nabes, Slang.
a neighborhood movie theater.

Origin:
shortening and respelling of neighborhood

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nabe definition

[neb]
  1. n.
    a neighborhood; one's own neighborhood. : Hey, man, welcome back to the old nabe!
  2. n.
    a neighborhood theater. : Do I have to go downtown to see that movie, or is it playing at the nabes yet?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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nabe
neighborhood
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