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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 ?
"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
Behold yonder peasant tilling his field in peace and contentment!
"Well, then, since I have monsieur's permission, I will tell him that there is yonder, in the first place, the parliament."
The Lady Moon is my lover, My friends are the oceans four, The heavens have roofed me over, And the dawn is my golden door I would liefer follow the condor Or the seagull, soaring from ken, Than bury my godhead yonder In the dust of the whirl of men.
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,
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."
But it is time that we took our order, for methinks that between the Needle rocks and the Alum cliffs yonder I can catch a glimpse of the topmasts of the galleys.
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?"