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adjoining

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English ajoinen, from Old French ajoindre, (compare French adjoindre), from Latin adiungō (join to), formed from ad- (to, towards, at) + iungō (join).

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adjoining (comparative more adjoining, superlative most adjoining)

  1. Being in contact at some point or line; joining to; contiguous; bordering: an adjoining room.
    • 1902, Robert B. Ross (ed.), History of the Knaggs family of Ohio and Michigan[1], page 46:
      The location was described to be "on the lower side of the river, adjoining land owned by Whitmore Knaggs and on the upper side by lands not yet granted."

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adjoining

  1. Present participle of adjoin.