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 Meanings and Examples of ADJOIN
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adjoin
 v.  be next to; be contiguous to; border on
Classic Sentence: (73 in 5 pages)
1  They were in the habit of assembling at nightfall, the hour when they woke up, on the plains which adjoin the Salpetriere.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—COMPOSITION OF THE TROUPE
2  He led the way to the adjoining cell, which, as the reader is apprised, was occupied by Gurth the swineherd.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  This enclosure was formed on a piece of level ground adjoining to the Preceptory, which had been levelled with care, for the exercise of military and chivalrous sports.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
4  The surgeon shook his head, in a manner which intimated that he feared it was very possible; and observing that they might disturb the patient, led the way into an adjoining apartment.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
5  In an instant, the lad entered the room adjoining, and, under pretence of snuffing the candle, moved it in the required position, and, speaking to the girl, caused her to raise her face.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
6  He led her into an adjoining room, leaving Mrs. Yeobright by the fire.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
7  The reddleman left the house and loitered on the hill adjoining.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
8  When they reached the lofty ridge which divided the valley of Blooms-End from the adjoining valley they stood still and looked round.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
9  Closing the front door and turning the key, as before, she threw open the door of the adjoining room and asked him to walk in.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 6 A Conjuncture, and Its Result upon the Pedestrian
10  Wildeve at once withdrew; but before he had been half a minute in the adjoining apartment Eustacia came after him.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 6 A Conjuncture, and Its Result upon the Pedestrian
11  They followed Yeobright upstairs to the landing, where there was a candle burning, which Yeobright took in his hand, and with it led the way into an adjoining room.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
12  They slept in adjoining rooms, and Mrs. King had rushed in to Saunders.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
13  And ringing the bell in passing, he led the way into the adjoining room.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In II
14  The Villa of San-Felice took fire in the rooms adjoining the very apartment of the lovely Carmela.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
15  For this purpose I applied all the strength I possessed to force an entrance from the cramped spot in which I lay to the adjoining room.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
Example Sentence:
1  A breakfast-room would adjoin the drawing-room, I slipped in there.
2  The stables adjoin the west wing of the house.
3  You start--did you hear a noise? I daresay it is only a rat scrambling along the rafters of the adjoining schoolroom: it was a barn before I had it repaired and altered, and they are generally haunted by rats.
4  Did you hear a noise? I dare say it is a rat scrambling along the rafters of the adjoining schoolroom.
5  In a small room adjoining the cathedral, visitors can see this ornately decorated chalice made by famous European goldsmith.
6  He adjoined the remark that he would attend the meeting.