Yon Definition

yŏn
adjective
Yonder.
Webster's New World

(dated or dialect) That (thing) over there; of something distant, but within sight.

He went to climb yon hill.
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Synonyms:
yonder
pronoun
That or those at a distance.
Webster's New World
That one or those yonder.
American Heritage
adverb

(dated or dialect) Yonder.

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Synonyms:
yonder
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abbreviation

(knitting) Yarn over needle.

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Origin of Yon

  • Middle English short for yond yond yond yonder yonder yonder Pron., Middle English from Old English geon i- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English Ä¡eon

    From Wiktionary

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