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Word: abut

Definition: border upon; adjoin


Sentences Containing 'abut'

As ample coal deposits abut the park, this strip mining threatened the web of ancient Chacoan roads.
This arch is pierced in the north wall of the chapel, which, in order that it might directly abut the nave arcade, was built against but independently of the chancel wall, the western part of the latter being then entirely removed.

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