distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal)
"yonder valley"; "the hills yonder"; "what is yon place?"
at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal)
"the house yonder"; "scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham
that one over there
distant, but within sight
I live in yon cottage on the hill.
at a distance, but within view; yonder
Origin: [OE. yon, on, AS. geon; akin to G. jener, OHG. jenr, Icel. enn, inn; cf. Goth. jains. 188. Cf. Beyond, Yond, Yonder.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
yon, Yonder, yon′dėr, adv. at a distance within view.—adj. being at a distance within view. [A.S. geon; Goth. jains (masc.), jaina (fem.), Ger. jen-er, that.]
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The numerical value of yon in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of yon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Why dost thou gaze upon the sky O that I were yon spangled sphere Then every star should be an eye, To wander o'er thy beauties here.
So it is with minds. Unless you keep them busy with some definite subject that will bridle and control them, they throw themselves in disorder hither and yon in the vague field of imagination. ..And there is no mad or idle fancy that they do no bring forth in the agitation.
Truth of Existence I'm getting pretty tired of you humans pissing around wit' da bickering t'ween ya's. I have given all of ya what c'ha need to fulfill yer purpose. Think this is a game? It ain't! Don't you humans have any idea? What I see is the masses have for eons let themselves be lead about hither and yon by a minority gang that is totally self serving! I'm not gonna wait much longer for ya'll to get yer s..t together. You won't like how I'll bring ya's up to grade. KnowyerLoved, CWD
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