Definition of yon adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//jɒn//
; NAmE NAmE//jɑːn//
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Word Origin Old English geon, of Germanic origin; related to German jener ‘that one’.Idioms
hither and thither, hither and yon
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(especially literary) in many different directions People began rushing hither and thither.
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