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yonder

[yon-der] /ˈyɒn dər/
adjective
1.
being in that place or over there; being that or those over there:
That road yonder is the one to take.
2.
being the more distant or farther:
yonder side.
adverb
3.
at, in, or to that place specified or more or less distant; over there.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English yonder, yender, equivalent to yond + -er as in hither, thither, etc.; akin to Dutch ginder, Gothic jaindre
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yonder

/ˈjɒndə/
adverb
1.
at, in, or to that relatively distant place; over there
determiner
2.
being at a distance, either within view or as if within view: yonder valleys
Word Origin
C13: from Old English geond yond; related to Old Saxon jendra, Old High German jenēr, Gothic jaind
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Word Origin and History for more yonder

yonder

c.1300, from Old English geond (see yond) + comp. suffix -er (2). Now replaced except in poetic usage by ungrammatical that.

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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