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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
    an adjoining room
    Synonyms: contiguous, bordering
    • 1902, Robert B. Ross (ed.), History of the Knaggs family of Ohio and Michigan[1], retrieved 2013-07-22, 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."
    • 1986, John le Carré, A Perfect Spy:
      He had contemplated Pym in all the stages he had grown up with him, drunk with him and worked with him, including a night in Berlin he had totally forgotten until now when they had ended up screwing a couple of army nurses in adjoining rooms.

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adjoining

  1. present participle of adjoin