from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Located a short distance away; close at hand. See Synonyms at close.
- adv. Not far away.
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- adj. adjacent, near, very close
- adv. next to, close to
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- situated near. Opposite of
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Close at hand; not far off; adjacent; neighboring: as, near-by towns.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. not far away in relative terms
- adj. close at hand
A label nearby tells us that "in 1945 the bulk of the Trojan treasures were taken as booty to the former Soviet Union where most of them are held to this day in breach of international law."
The decision to put the new chip plant in nearby Saratoga County was driven by the combination of research potential and the subsidies offered by the state of New York, said Travis Bullard, spokesman for GlobalFoundries.
Environmental groups say an accident could spark trouble for drinking water supplies in nearby Slovakia and even Budapest, about 80 kilometers away.
You can use the Internet to find vets in nearby towns in case there is an emergency.
The lodging we stayed at there was in nearby Lacanja Chansayab and the owners were very hospitable.
The city and its economy, long tied to the auto industry in nearby Detroit, never recovered from a downturn at the beginning of the decade.
The Parisian houses of couture, which were supplied with expensive silk crafted predominately in nearby Lyon, France, rarely created entirely custom pieces.
She is accused of keeping "The Freedom Writers Diary," which she checked out from the public library in nearby Jesup in April.
There were even accounts that people in nearby towns witnessed the Miracle of the Sun in their locations.
James spent roughly 10 years refining and perfecting his act, and eventually transitioned to performing at venues in nearby New York City.