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yonder

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adverb yon·der \ˈyän-dər\

Simple Definition of yonder

  • : at or in that place : over there

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of yonder

  1. :  at or in that indicated more or less distant place usually within sight

Examples of yonder in a sentence

  1. We could see people gathering down yonder by the riverbank.

  2. <look yonder and you'll see the skyline of the city>



Origin and Etymology of yonder

Middle English, from yond + -er (as in hither)


First Known Use: 14th century


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yonder

adjective yon·der

Definition of yonder

  1. 1 :  farther removed :  more distant

  2. 2 :  being at a distance within view or at a place or in a direction known or indicated



14th Century

First Known Use of yonder

14th century


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yonder

pronoun yon·der

Definition of yonder

  1. :  something that is or is in an indicated more or less distant place



14th Century

First Known Use of yonder

14th century


YONDER Defined for Kids

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yonder

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adverb yon·der \ˈyän-dər\

Definition of yonder for Students

  1. :  at or in that place <Look yonder down the hill.>




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yonder

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adjective yon·der

Definition of yonder for Students

  1. 1 :  more distant <the yonder side of the hill>

  2. 2 :  being at a distance within view <yonder hills>





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