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Definitions of yon

  1. at or in an indicated (usually distant) place; "the house yonder"; (`yon' is archaic and dialectal as in"scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. distant but within sight (`yon' is dialectal); "yonder valley"; "the hills yonder"; "what is yon place?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. at or in an indicated (usually distant) place (`yon' is archaic and dialectal); "the house yonder"; "scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. Yonder. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Being at a distance within view; that distant. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. At a distance, but within view; yonder. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Being at a distance but within view. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for yon

  1. Now look into yon wood! – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. Come, light us up yon path, good fellow, pray! – Faust by Goethe