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yon·der

 (yŏn′dər)
adv.
In or at that indicated place: the house over yonder.
adj.
Being at an indicated distance, usually within sight: "Yonder hills," he said, pointing.
pron.
A distant place, usually within sight.

[Middle English, from yond, yond; see yond.]

yonder

(ˈjɒndə)
adv
at, in, or to that relatively distant place; over there
determiner
being at a distance, either within view or as if within view: yonder valleys.
[C13: from Old English geond yond; related to Old Saxon jendra, Old High German jenēr, Gothic jaind]

yon•der

(ˈyɒn dər)

adj.
1. being in that place or over there; being that or those over there: Do you see yonder hut?
2. being the more distant or farther: the yonder side of the hill.
adv.
3. at, in, or to that specified place; over there: Look yonder!
[1250–1300; Middle English yonder, yender; akin to Old Saxon gendra, Gothic jaindre; see yond]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.yonder - 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.yonder - at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal); "the house yonder"; "scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham
Translations

yonder

[ˈjɒndəʳ]
A. ADJaquel
B. ADVallá, a lo lejos
(over) yonderallá

yonder

[ˈjɒndər] advlà, là-bas

yonder

(poet, dial)
adv (over) yonderdort drüben
adj from yonder housevon dem Haus (dort) drüben

yonder

[ˈjɒndəʳ] adv (old) (over) yonderlaggiù, là
References in classic literature ?
Yonder he comes, arrayed like a bridegroom, except the black mask.
There's a vaquero in yonder field," said Christie's escort, who was riding with her a little in advance of the others, "and those fellows know every trail that a horse can follow.
Let who list open yonder door; I dare not, though the governor's own voice should bid me do it
of this woman's offences, and what has brought her to yonder scaffold?
Nothing will content them but the extremest limit of the land; loitering under the shady lee of yonder warehouses will not suffice.
What is yonder undetected villain's marble mansion with a door-plate for a waif; what is that but a Fast-Fish?
Lo, said Merlin, yonder is that sword that I spake of.
Well, one Sunday morning I was sitting out here in front of my cabin, with my cat, taking the sun, and looking at the blue hills, and listening to the leaves rustling so lonely in the trees, and thinking of the home away yonder in the states, that I hadn't heard from in thirteen years, when a bluejay lit on that house, with an acorn in his mouth, and says,
Then the king begins to work his jaw again, and says how him and his nieces would be glad if a few of the main principal friends of the family would take supper here with them this evening, and help set up with the ashes of the diseased; and says if his poor brother laying yonder could speak he knows who he would name, for they was names that was very dear to him, and mentioned often in his letters; and so he will name the same, to wit, as follows, vizz.
Laws bless you, honey, when I's slav' aroun', en dey 'buses me, if I knows you's a-sayin' dat, 'way off yonder somers, it'll heal up all de sore places, en I kin stan' 'em.
It is this, my son,' he gasped, 'that I am poisoned, and she stands yonder who has done the deed.
It will keep, and I feel hungry, and yonder seems a dingle where I can lie and open my knapsack, eat, drink, and doze among the sun-flecked shadows.