hailing distance

noun

Definition of hailing distance

: the distance within which it is possible to hear someone who is calling out They were within hailing distance of each other.

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“Hailing distance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hailing%20distance. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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