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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 ?
Hester bade little Pearl run down to the margin of the water, and play with the shells and tangled sea-weed, until she should have talked awhile with yonder gatherer of herbs.
Lo, said Merlin, yonder is that sword that I spake of.
Who is that smooth-faced, animated outrage yonder in the fine clothes?
Methinks that I felt the presence of my brother's minion, even when I least guessed whom yonder suit of armour enclosed.
Give us arms," the young man haughtily replied, "and place us in yonder woods.
It is this, my son,' he gasped, 'that I am poisoned, and she stands yonder who has done the deed.
said the knight, "our good merchant of Southampton hath not played us false, for methinks I can see our ship down yonder.
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.
Yonder is the grave-island, the silent isle; yonder also are the graves of my youth.
So that you could without trouble convert these tongs into a hoop and yonder shovel into a corkscrew?
Monsieur," Gringoire inquired of one of his neighbors, "who are all those persons ranged yonder, like prelates in council?
It cannot be long afore some of yonder brood will be nosing along the