nearby nearby  /ˈnɪr ˈbaɪ/


  1. (adj) close at hand
  2. (adv) not far away in relative terms


  1. At a primary school in the nearby village of Bovensmilde, four other Moluccan terrorists kept four schoolteachers prisoner.
  2. Another nearby was much bigger and also filled with ammunition.
  3. He cut her throat, obliterated her face, removed her liver, heart and uterus, and hung pieces of her flesh from nails on a nearby wall.


  1. NuSTAR Observes Dormant Black Hole In Nearby Sculptor Galaxy

    April Flowers for - Your Universe Online NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory caught signs of what appeared to be a black hole eating gas at the middle of the nearby Sculptor Galaxy nearly a decade ago. A new observation by NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array ( NuSTAR ) has found the black hole asleep. Details of NuSTAR’s findings were published in the Astrophysical Journal ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  2. 90-year-old lobsterman survives sinking off Maine

    A 90-year-old lobsterman is eager to get back on the water after surviving the sinking of his boat by swimming to a nearby island through the cold waters of the Gulf of Maine. Philip Tuttle, of the Great ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Yelp Now Uses More Data For ‘Nearby’ Suggestions

    Yelp has made some changes to its Nearby feature to make it more useful and show suggestions for places that are near you. Suggestions are based not only on location, but also on previous Yelp check-ins, reviews, Yelp friends, time …
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WebProNews


  1. "The federal government, as custodian of its prisoners, has the constitutional power to act in order to protect nearby (and other) communities from the danger such prisoners may pose," Justice Stephen Breyer wrote for the 7-2 majority.
    on May 17, 2010 By: Stephen Breyer Source: CNN International

  2. "The clashes among Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip and the rocket attacks against inhabitants of the nearby Israeli cities, which prompted armed intervention, are provoking a bloody deterioration of the situation," Benedict told pilgrims...
    on May 20, 2007 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: FOXNews

  3. "The villagers are now scared and are hiding in nearby caves. They lost all their properties," Ibrahim said.
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Ibrahim Said Source: Forbes

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tangible tangible
/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /