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adverb & determinerliterary, dialect
Yonder; that.[as adjective] ‘you'll find some big ranches yon side of the Sierra’
Yonder person or thing.‘what do you make of yon?’
hither and yon
Old English geon, of Germanic origin; related to German jener that one.
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