preposition Chiefly British.
Origin of amongst
Examples from the Web for amongst
In fact, one of the reasons he wants to run the New York City Marathon is to be amongst people who have similar interests.
Without these Muslim-hunters, we would be left unable to identify Muslims amongst us or their magical powers.
The performance caused outrage in the Dutch-Moroccan community, amongst fellow politicians and Dutch celebrities alike.Dutch Xenophobe Geert Wilders Echoes Goebbels’ Infamous 1943 Speech|Nadette De Visser|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were amongst those who burned two military troop carriers that attacked the barricades on February 18.Can Ukraine Control Its Far Right Ultranationalists?|Oleg Shynkarenko|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Amongst the characters performances are decadent costumes, over-the-top wigs, and too much leather, fur, and slinky cuts to count.
“I feel as if they were poisoning me amongst them,” said Gartram quite savagely.King of the Castle|George Manville Fenn
Amongst many memorable days, that day stands conspicuous, for at dusk we began to cross the historic battlefield of Kossovo.The Flaming Sword in Serbia and Elsewhere|Mabel Annie Boulton Stobart
Who amongst us will not do the same if he has but the chance?The Life of a Celebrated Buccaneer|Richard Clynton
But they were not yet in my possession; moreover, the key of the handcuffs might not be amongst the bunch.The Devil Doctor|Sax Rohmer
One must be amongst them regularly to know their wonderful ways and habits.Full Revelations of a Professional Rat-catcher|Ike Matthews
mid-13c., amonges, from among with adverbial genitive. Parasitic -t first attested 16c. (see amidst). It is well established in the south of England, but not much heard in the north. By similar evolutions, alongst also existed in Middle English.