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He commanded a force which at this time was in possession of Norfolk and its adjacent areas.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
One feature of especial interest associated with this cemetery is its connexion with an adjacent arenarium, or sand pit.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Adjacent to the church is St Peter's hospital, a picturesque gabled building of Jacobean and earlier date, with a fine court room.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
In the mean time, the two men were to enter and make careful examination of the main sewer and its adjacent outlets.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
The three following books are dedicated to the description of Greece, with the adjacent islands.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
There is another Stratoniceia, called Stratoniceia at the Taurus, a small town adjacent to the mountain.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
We could have extended this empirical law to cases adjacent in time, though not to so great a distance of time as we can now.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
Whereupon Mr. Figgins staggered to the adjacent brook, and, kneeling down, fairly dipped his head into it.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
The term adjacent islands would have included Acquidneck and the other islands of Narragansett Bay.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
The drums beat to arms, and thousands of the inhabitants assembled in the adjacent streets.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ADJACENT

  • abutting
  • adjacent
  • adjoining
  • after
  • alongside
  • attached
  • back-to-back
  • beside
  • close
  • closest
  • coming
  • consequent
  • coterminous
  • ensuing
  • following
  • hard by
  • later
  • meeting
  • nearest
  • neighboring
  • on the side
  • proximate
  • side-by-side
  • subsequent
  • succeeding
  • touching
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