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adjacent
used in 1776

4 uses
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Definition
very near — often directly beside
  • By noon a fully equipped army of 15,000 men and forty pieces of artillery had landed and rapidly, smoothly assembled in perfect formation on the adjacent plain.
    p. 157.4
  • [then] forming upon the adjacent plain....
    p. 157.7
  • "This and the parts adjacent is the most beautiful and fertile spot I have yet seen in America," recorded Ambrose Serle, who was disturbed only by the reek of the unburied dead still strewn about in the fields.
    p. 192.5
  • Such ferocity as the Americans had shown appears to have stunned Howe, leading him to conclude that, with stone walls lining every road and adjacent field, more deadly fire could be waiting at any turn.
    p. 232.9

There are no more uses of "adjacent" in 1776.

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