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hereabout

[heer-uh-bout] /ˈhɪər əˌbaʊt/
adverb
1.
about this place; in this neighborhood.
Also, hereabouts.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English; see here, about
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  • Landmarks hereabout have spicy and ungodly designations, of which the ex-ample already cited may be considered.
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British Dictionary definitions for hereabout

hereabouts

/ˈhɪərəˌbaʊts/
adverb
1.
in this region or neighbourhood; near this place
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Word Origin and History for hereabout

"about this, with regard to this matter," c.1200, from here + about. Meaning "in the vicinity, near here" is from early 13c. Hereabouts is from 1590s.

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