close–in

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adjective \ˈklōs-ˈin\

Definition of close–in

  1. 1 :  near a center of activity and especially a city close–in suburbs

  2. 2 :  occurring or designed for use within a narrowly limited area close–in fighting close–in weapons

1945

First Known Use of close–in

1945


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