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Definitions of yon

  1. at or in an indicated ( usually distant) place; " the house yonder"; (` yon' is archaic and dialectal as in" scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham)
  2. distant but within sight (` yon' is dialectal); " yonder valley"; " the hills yonder"; " what is yon place?"
  3. at or in an indicated ( usually distant) place (` yon' is archaic and dialectal); " the house yonder"; " scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham
  4. At a distance, but within view; yonder.
  5. Yonder.
  6. Being at a distance within view; that distant.
  7. Being at a distance within view, used when pointing at any distant object.
  8. Being at a distance but within view.

Usage examples for yon

  1. Now look into yon wood! – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. Come, light us up yon path, good fellow, pray! – Faust by Goethe
  3. Well, I some wish yon did. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  4. Do you observe yon dark mass just passing under the gas- lamp? – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  5. Do yon recollect the second daughter of Mr. Barclay, of Philadelphia, the sister of Nelly? – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  6. " Yon crittur's got a broken leg," he said-" and another badly cut an' all. – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  7. But messengers went hither and yon, and picked up things he had left in the neighborhood for use in such a crisis. – Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North by Fullerton Waldo
  8. Does yon wretched woman seem Deeply to mourn and bitterly bewail The son that has so miserably died? – Specimens of Greek Tragedy Aeschylus and Sophocles by Goldwin Smith
  9. When I get on the top of yon hill there, it always seems to me such a little way up! – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  10. " Friend," says he, " what does yon ship follow us for?" – The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton by Daniel Defoe
  11. Yon can still come to me, and I will oblige you. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  12. That made me more feared of being a coward, so I forced myself to yon folly. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  13. And just behind yon strip of timber was where his father had settled first when they came out from Inverness. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  14. The first- mentioned station was presided over Godard, the latter by M. Yon, assisted by M. Dartois. – The Dominion of the Air by J. M. Bacon
  15. Thinkest thou that I will stay behind to do yon dog's dirty work? – Men of Iron by Ernie Howard Pyle
  16. Dost call yon Taylor's Shop your Home?" – Mary Powell & Deborah's Diary by Anne Manning
  17. And who knows bye and bye whether there won't be sommat in yon great parcel for a good little wench. – Six Plays by Florence Henrietta Darwin
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