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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADJOINING

Every one else seemed to have drifted into an adjoining room.

As she spoke, she took Marriott into the adjoining dressing-room.

Adjoining the latter was a colony of quiet and inoffensive Beavers.

Biddy darted off to an adjoining room, leaving me alone with my employer.

Mr Pancks glanced at the wall of the adjoining room, and stooped forward.

The clatter of crockery did not cease in the adjoining room.

But our separation took place in a town in the adjoining country.

His cogitations were interrupted by the sound of voices in the adjoining room.

He went off like a gust of wind and plunged into the adjoining room.

The ringing of the bell had caused the adjoining bed-chamber to be lighted.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "unite, ally" from Old French ajoin- stem of ajoindre "join together, unite," from Latin adjungere "fasten on, harness, join to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + jungere "to bind together" (see jugular). Meaning "be contiguous with, be adjacent to" is from late 14c. Related: Adjoined; adjoining.

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