from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Neighboring; contiguous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Joining to; contiguous; adjacent.

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  • adjective Being in contact at some point or line; joining to; contiguous; bordering: an adjoining room.
  • verb Present participle of adjoin.


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From Old English ajoinen, from Old French ajoindre, (compare French adjoindre), from Latin adiungō ("join to"), formed from ad- ("to, towards, at") + iungō ("join").


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