stones throw


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stone's′ throw′


n.
a short distance.
[1575–85]
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The,, village of Braemar is a stones throw from Aberdeen and, coincidentally, stone throwing, or form part of this historical event.
The show will follow the successful format of other LinuxWorld events, and will take place from 7-9 September 2005 at Moscow's premier exhibition center - Gostiny Dvor, a stones throw from the Kremlin and in the very heart of Moscow's business and government district.