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The likeness is transformed by curly Roman-style hair, far removed from the 18th-century coif that imparts the iconic Sphinx-like appearance to the Frick’s Gilbert Stuart portrait hanging nearby, not to mention the version on the dollar bill.
The famous 1967 Patterson-Gimlin Film — the grainy footage of an ape-like creature walking in a forest, which serves as a sort of religious tablet to Bigfoot believers — was recorded nearby, at Bluff Creek.
His friend is nearby, seated on the floor around the corner.
Mountains dotted the skyline nearby, where the festivities—perhaps a concert, maybe an album listening for a record that was still being completed—took place.
Evsei Borisovich Agron, the all-but-undisputed crime boss of Brighton Beach, kept an office nearby, at the El Caribe Country Club—then owned by Dr. Morton Levine, Cohen’s uncle.
Firefighters, who were concerned about the wind spreading the fire to auto shops nearby, responded at 3 p.m. and had the fire under control about 10 minutes later, Powell said.
Another amenity-rich project nearby, Alexan ALX, opened earlier this year.
There always seems to be a logging road nearby, a lawnmower motor chugging in the distance, or a plane growling overhead.
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at hand, to hand;
NEARBY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nearby for English Language Learners
: not far away : located at a short distance from someone or something
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