• (adv): Not far away in relative terms.
    Example: "She works nearby"; "the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on nearby:

... battle of Ballyhoe (1539AD) between the O Neills and the English, took place nearby of which folklore says that a treasure was thrown into the lake ... infamous burning of the Wildgoose Lodge Murders nearby ... in the Tan War and the Civil War with nearby Kingscourt Brigade, the families of the Hickeys, Keenans featuring prominently ...
Raheen, County Wexford - History
... They gave their name to nearby 'Courthoyle', where they had a chapel and castle ... of 1798, one of the main rebel camps was located at nearby 'Carrigbyrne Hill' ... church existed at Courthoyle, nearby to the village of Raheen ...
Alangayam - Places of Interest
... Javadi Hills is another small hill station nearby ... for their unique Biriyani making skills like the nearby widely known towns Vaniyambadi and Ambur ... for the education ( Schools, college ) for all the nearby villages ...
Annur - Transport Facilities
... Annur is well connected to Gandhipuram and to the nearby towns ... adequate road links and takes only less than an hour to reach Coimbatore or the nearby towns Avinashi, Mettupalayam, Sathyamangalam, Tirupur ... to Gandhipuram, Ukkadam, Singallaur bus stations and to the nearby suburbs and vice versa ...
Horeston Grange, Warwickshire - Schools
... school St Nicolas CE Primary School, on Windermere Avenue in nearby St Nicolas Park ... At secondary level, Horeston Grange is nearby Higham Lane School A Business And Enterprise College and is in the catchment area for nearby Etone College ...

More definitions of "nearby":

  • (adj): Close at hand.
    Example: "The nearby towns"; "concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus"

Famous quotes containing the word nearby:

    Well designed, fully functional infant. Provides someone to live for as well as another mouth to feed. Produces cooing, gurgling and other adorable sounds. May cause similar behavior in nearby adults. Cries when hungry, sleepy or just because. Hand Wash with warm water and mild soap, then pat dry with soft cloth and talc. Internal mechanisms are self-cleaning... Two Genders: Male. Female. Five Colors: White. Black. Yellow. Red. Camouflage.
    Alfred Gingold, U.S. humorist. Items From Our Catalogue, “Baby,” Avon Books (1982)

    ... runs off
    three-leggèd, scared,
    but tarries nearby and will
    return. A friend.
    Denise Levertov (b. 1923)