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- adverb In this general vicinity; around here.
from The Century Dictionary.
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- adverb Near
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- adverb in this general vicinity
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A local specialty hereabouts is green chili jelly.
One of the peculiarities of the climate hereabouts is that one can always rely upon snow in the days before the holiday, with the result that it lies deep, crisp and, indeed, even in the village as carol singers with lanterns make their way from door to door.
Larentia lay buried; the spot is at this day called Velabrum, because, the river frequently overflowing, they went over in ferry-boats somewhere hereabouts to the forum, the Latin word for ferrying being velatura.
Long may he remain hereabouts after his work shall have been finished.
Flyheel Flo is her name hereabouts; alluding to her former profession of circus-rider.
We went in the evening for a walk, and as far as the views were discernible thro 'a thick haze, the country hereabouts is even more beautiful than at Rawdon. ...
Every quarried mass hereabouts is marked with rows of these wedge-holes.
At the wood-pile on the shore you may generally see one of the people called "Pikes," whom you will recognize by a very broad-brimmed hat, a frequent squirting of tobacco-juice, and the possession of two or three hounds, whom they call hereabouts "hound-dogs," as we say "bull-dog."
What, with careless exaggeration, he had said to a friend some months before, on setting forth his _Elegy on the Death of a Young Man_, "The thing has made my name hereabouts more famous than twenty years of practice would have done; but it is a name like that of him who burnt the Temple of Ephesus: God be merciful to me a sinner!" might now with all seriousness be said of the impression his _Robbers_ made on the harmless townsfolk of Stuttgart.
"Close up, Ben, close up -- mum's the word hereabouts!