Adjoining



being in contact at some point or line; located next to another; bordering; contiguous:
the adjoining room; a row of adjoining town houses.
to be close to or in contact with; abut on:
His property adjoins the lake.
to attach or append; affix.
to be in connection or contact:
the point where the estates adjoin.
Contemporary Examples

Four people in adjoining houses had died, the only fatalities.
Life Under Air Strikes: Children Under Fire Will Never Forget — or Forgive Clive Irving August 2, 2014

While no one was injured, the fire did spread to adjoining units and caused about $2 million in damages.
Ohio’s Bizarre Kidnap Murder Mystery Mansfield Frazier November 18, 2010

A GOP Faith & Freedom barbecue featuring Rand Paul in an adjoining county may have been partly to blame.
Nikki Haley Brings Out Perry, Jindal, and Walker for Reelection Bid David Catanese August 26, 2013

A pair of elderly English ladies at an adjoining table stared at us disapprovingly.
A Late Night Visit From Christopher Plummer Michael Korda November 28, 2008

Exploitation of trafficking victims may be most acute in conflict and adjoining regions, but it is not confined to these areas.
ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism Louise I. Shelley December 25, 2014

Historical Examples

As I dressed I listened for a sound from the adjoining room.
The Woman Thou Gavest Me Hall Caine

As she spoke, she took Marriott into the adjoining dressing-room.
Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth

Its walls have been covered with inscriptions found in the adjoining cemetery.
Pagan and Christian Rome Rodolfo Lanciani

But our separation took place in a town in the adjoining country.
Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit Charles Dickens

At the foot of the meadow they flew over to a small grove in the adjoining pasture.
Ohio Arbor Day 1913: Arbor and Bird Day Manual Various

adjective
being in contact; connected or neighbouring
verb
to be next to (an area of land, etc)
(transitive) foll by to. to join; affix or attach
v.

c.1300, “unite, ally” from Old French ajoin- stem of ajoindre “join together, unite,” from Latin adjungere “fasten on, harness, join to,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + jungere “to bind together” (see jugular). Meaning “be contiguous with, be adjacent to” is from late 14c. Related: Adjoined; adjoining.

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