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verb as in touch or be next to something

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An anti-Semitism that was rare in Ireland took hold in cities where Irish neighborhoods abutted burgeoning Jewish ghettoes.

The fifth arch abutted on an island which was long, narrow, and in the form of a boat, like all river islands.

The passage itself abutted in Dea Flavia's house on one of the small rooms that lay round the triclinium.

As he said this we were passing a house the long whitewashed front of which abutted glimmering on the road.

His troop drew up in a wide street which abutted on the market-place, at one end of the town-house.

The west front of St. Andr never was developed, as the church abutted there on the ancient ramparts.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abutted, such as: border on, adjoin, join, neighbor, be adjacent to, and butt against.

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