being in contact at some point or line; located next to another; bordering; contiguous: the adjoining room; a row of adjoining town houses.
- non·ad·join·ing, adjective
- un·ad·join·ing, adjective
- adjacent, adjoining (see synonym study at the current entry)
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How to use adjoining in a sentence
Robinson and Emeigh said that in 1989, Carroll and Jensen converted a room in the sprawling Ziegfeld’s building that had once been used as a restaurant into a separate adjoining bar called Secrets, which featured nude male dancers.Prominent LGBTQ nightlife figure Allen Carroll dies at 79 | Lou Chibbaro Jr. | April 20, 2021 | Washington Blade
Both separations occurred at the trains’ couplers — the large latches at the end of each rail car that connect to adjoining cars.Loose bolts identified in two recent Metro train separations on Red Line | Justin George | December 2, 2020 | Washington Post
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 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Which is why in 1961, the distillery finally decided to purchase the estate and its adjoining home.
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 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
La Teresita also has an adjoining cafeteria where you can head for an informal buffet and heaping piles of Cuban delicacies.
Surreally, a choir of high school students at the gate adjoining ours begins singing a hymnal.
The countries about the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea and its adjoining waters.Gulliver's Travels | Jonathan Swift
Before Louis could answer in the negative, he heard voices in the adjoining garden.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
adjoining the engine-house on the other side, is the stable, where five splendid horses are kept.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The announcements of the meets in this and adjoining counties appear regularly in the Midland Counties' Herald.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
In a hotel in the city of Antwerp, where we stayed for several days, we occupied adjoining bedrooms having a communicating door.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
British Dictionary definitions for adjoining
being in contact; connected or neighbouring
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