literary or dialect
determiner & adverb
Yonder; that: [as determiner]: there’s some big ranches yon side of the Sierra
More example sentences
- Maybe he'll write a sequel to yon film.
- It's with optimistic bravado that I approach yon quivering mountain.
- Give us a lick of yon jam.
pronounBack to top
Old English geon, of Germanic origin; related to German jener 'that one'.
hither and yon
- another term for hither and thither .
Definition of yon in:
- The US English dictionary