hereabouts hereabouts  /ˈhɪ rə ˌbaʊts/


  • (adv) in this general vicinity


  1. But there's no other wheat hereabouts that sprouted from grain sealed up 3,000 years ago in the coffin of Tutankhamen.
  2. Everybody hereabouts recognizes that the biggest job of the next 18 months is to get the economic recovery machine going.
  3. Folk hereabouts get to bed early, those that can still walk.


  • Same-sex marriage, Minnesota and the Supreme Court: an FAQ for the befuddled

    Hey, MinnPost — help a sister out: What with love being the law in Minnesota some of us completely forgot that any day now the U.S. Supreme Court will decide two same-sex marriage cases. Do we even need to care hereabouts anymore? Is our new marriage law in jeopardy? —  Shamefully Befuddled No shame, Befuddled, you’re not the only one who has questions. And for as simple a concept as “married ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: MinnPost


  • "We are sick of being the poor relation of Britain sitting at the raggy end of the couch," said Mr Shepherd. "It would be the biggest economic development hereabouts since the 1970s, when the North Sea oil and gas boom came."
    on Apr 11, 2010 By: Freddy Shepherd Source: Times Online

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