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yon

 (yŏn)
adv. & adj.
Yonder.
pron. Regional
That one or those yonder.

[Middle English, short for yond, yond; see yond and yonder, yonder; see yonder. Pron., Middle English, from Old English geon; see i- in Indo-European roots.]

yon

(jɒn) or

yond

determiner
1. chiefly
a. an archaic or dialect word for that: yon man.
b. (as pronoun): yon's a fool.
2. variants of yonder
[Old English geon; related to Old Frisian jen, Old High German jenēr, Old Norse enn, Gothic jains]

yon

(yɒn)
Archaic. adj., adv.
1. yonder.
pron.
2. that or those yonder.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English geon, akin to Middle Dutch gene, Old High German jenēr, Gothic jains that (one), Old Norse enn, inn the]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.yon - distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal); "yonder valley"; "the hills yonder"; "what is yon place?"
distant - separated in space or coming from or going to a distance; "distant villages"; "the sound of distant traffic"; "a distant sound"; "a distant telephone call"
Adv.1.yon - at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal); "the house yonder"; "scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham
Translations

yon

[jɒn] ADV (poet or dial) → aquel
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on yon drear and rigid bier low lies thy love, Lenore
If you wait you shall see my mark upon the forehead of yon grinning baboon," replied the outlaw, pointing a mailed finger at one who had been seated close to De Leybourn.
In vain, oh whale, dost thou seek intercedings with yon all-quickening sun, that only calls forth life, but gives it not again.
Ye see, David my man, yon wild Hielandman is a danger to the ship, besides being a rank foe to King George, God bless him
Very right, sir," said the captain; and then to myself: "And see here, David, yon man has a beltful of gold, and I give you my word that you shall have your fingers in it.
Thou seest, Sir Friar, yon herd of Saxon swine, who have dared to environ this castle of Torquilstone Tell them whatever thou hast a mind of the weakness of this fortalice, or aught else that can detain them before it for twenty-four hours.
uf heard the words imperfectly, but the action was suspicious ``Archers,'' he called to the warders on the outward battlements, ``send me an arrow through yon monk's frock
On the yon side of the fields uprose the sturdy oaks and beeches and ashes of the forest; while at their feet modest violets peeped out shyly and greeted the loiterers with an odor which made the heart glad.
Get you a stick like mine out of yon undergrowth, and we will fight fairly, man to man.