hereabout

Part of speech: adverb

About this place; in this vicinity. hereabouts.

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Usage examples "hereabout":

  1. The inland country hereabout is full of hills, some of which are of a considerable height. - "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16", Robert Kerr.
  2. " It is no use to speculate as to how this thing came about," I said; " but it strikes me that you ought to post yourself so far as to be able to tell Colonel Gansevoort, or whoever he sends in command of the detachment, exactly where the blow may best be struck, for just now all we know is regardin' the row close hereabout." - "The Minute Boys of the Mohawk Valley", James Otis.
  3. Mr. Gilfil was niver to be spoke to about her, and nobody else hereabout knowed anythin'. - "Scenes of Clerical Life", George Eliot.