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  1. nearby; adjacent; neighboring.
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Origin of close-by

First recorded in 1620–30
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • In France, there is, in one of the close-by suburbs of Paris, a cemetery for dogs.

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  • He emerged upon an animated tableau of modern nymph and modish satyr in a close-by forest aisle.

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