adjoin adjoin  /ə ˈdʒɔ ɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
  2. (v) be in direct physical contact with; make contact
  3. (v) attach or add

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Albert considers himself a populist in the tradition of Rayburn; the districts the two men represented adjoin on the Texas-Oklahoma border, and they were fast friends.
  2. The replanted tracts adjoin one of only two conservation areas, totaling 828 sq km, left in Sabah.
  3. Miserable Chinese hovels may adjoin the chateau of the French Renaissance.

News

  • State OKs NYCO land swap; voter approval needed

    NYCO in Willsboro wants to use 200 acres of state land in exchange for 1,507 acres of forestland adjoining Jay Mountain Wilderness.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Plattsburgh Press-Republican

Quotes

  • "What is even more impressive is that the additional lands adjoin three other wildlife protected zones that spread from the lowlands of Myanmar (Burma) northward to the Tibetan border and are contiguous with similar zones in India," Mr...
    on Mar 29, 2004 By: Alan Rabinowitz Source: BBC News

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