yonder

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From Middle English, equivalent to yond (from Old English ġeond) + -er, as in hither, thither. Cognate with Dutch ginder ('over there').

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yonder (not comparable)

  1. In a distant, indicated place; over there.
    Whose home is that yonder?

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Determiner[edit]

yonder

  1. Distant but within sight
    Yonder peasant - who is he?

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  • (distant but within sight): yon

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Noun[edit]

yonder (plural yonders)

  1. Something that is distant but within sight.
    Off we go, into the wild blue yonder, riding high into the sky.

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The term yonder is used more often in the South than elsewhere in the US.

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