Part of speech: adjective

Near; adjoining; contiguous.

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Usage examples "adjacent":

  1. But, adjacent to a forest of pines, if you prevent other crops from growing there, you will surely have an extension of your pine forest, provided the soil is suitable. - "McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader", William Holmes McGuffey.
  2. It was moreover the feudal superior of a large number of adjacent villages as well as of the cities Osterhout, Steenberg and Rosendaal. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.
  3. Suppose a large tract of land adjacent to railroad facilities has been found. - "The Dollar Hen", Milo M. Hastings.