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nabe

[neyb] /neɪb/
noun, Usually, nabes, Slang.
1.
a neighborhood movie theater.
Origin
shortening and respelling of neighborhood
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  • We've got a few links from inside the nabe, as well.
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nabe

noun
  1. A neighborhood; hood: The nabe is a honey, architecturally (1937+)
  2. A neighborhood movie theater: The current films eventually make their way to the nabes (1935+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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nabe

neighborhood
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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