Part of speech:

At a distance.

Part of speech: adverb

At or to a distance.

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Usage examples "afar":

  1. Though Thou art afar, Thy rays are upon earth; Though Thou art on high, Thy footprints are the day. - "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.
  2. So high as to be seen afar off. - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
  3. Shall any still that stood afar off and watched the struggle, maybe sympathetically, or with cold indifference- shall they blame us for having surrendered? - "In the Shadow of Death", P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald.