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Definition of "yon" []

  • Yonder. (adverb)
  • Regional That one or those yonder. (pronoun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "yon" in a sentence
  • "The making-up of the Madras into a turban is called "tying a head" (_marré yon tête_); and a prettily folded turban is spoken of as "a head well tied" (_yon tête bien marré_) ...."
  • "Such a word as _yonder_ is common enough still; but its corresponding adjective _yon_, as in the phrase "yon man," is usually relegated to our dialects."
  • "If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars; It may be, in yon smoke conceal'd, Your comrades chase e'en now the fliers, And, but for you, possess the field."
Words like "yon"
abidjan
abron
amman
antoine
aton
azerbaijan
bataan
bhutan