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thon

/ (ðɒn) /
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determiner

a Scot word for yon

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Word Origin for thon

C19: of uncertain origin

British Dictionary definitions for thon (2 of 2)

-thon

suffix forming nouns

indicating a large-scale event or operation of a specified kindtelethon

Word Origin for -thon

C20: on the pattern of marathon
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