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Word: proximity

Definition: nearness; ADJ. proximate


Sentences Containing 'proximity'

A harbour lay to the south and east. A "vicus" (civilian settlement) had also sprung up in its proximity, situated astride the road that led to Canterbury.
After that, there were no barriers in the proximity of Alnabru that could stop the runaway train.
Allentown's proximity to New York has led to the area having some great pizza.
Alternatively, over distances longer than 1200 ft (365 m), the target, if in proximity to the earth, may simply vanish into a mirage, caused by temperature gradients in the air in proximity to the heated surface bending the laser light.
Although National City and PNC had minimal overlap, the close proximity of Cleveland to Pittsburgh meant massive layoffs in both cities.
Another requirement was relative proximity to a naval base, as well as a bracing and moderate climate.
Because of their proximity to India, some speak Assamese or Hindi.
Blue lightning attacks any opponents in close proximity to the vehicle, and temporarily cuts their power.
Detonation is either by proximity or contact fuse.
Due to its close proximity to the port of Trieste, the station has no goods yard.
Due to its proximity to the IBM plant nearby, many of the students are direct descendants of "IBMers".
Due to the proximity to the islands, convection associated with the storm became disorganized and it began to weaken.
Elite housing was identifiable with more stone carvings and proximity to temples and plazas.
Given the 31st street Depot's proximity to the Illinois Institute of Technology, many IIT students frequent it.
In other districts the proximity of cemeteries seemed to aggravate the disease.
In the numerous villages which were shelled, positions of Ossetian militia were in close proximity to civilian houses.
Indeed, "...simple proximity to Islam by no means guaranteed Christian attention to it.
It enables the detection of fluorophores exclusively in the close proximity of the optical fiber.
It is a popular vacation destination for many Italians, due to its close proximity to Italy.
It is part of Shambles Square, which was created in 1999, and is in close proximity to Manchester Cathedral. It is a Grade II listed building.
It is still fierce due to the proximity of the two cities.
It was not their proximity that alarmed us, for detachments were constantly patrolling along the banks of the Rhone, but the care, according to the boy's account, that they took to avoid being seen.
Its proximity to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex makes it a popular weekend getaway.
Its proximity to the Empire care Wörth (Donauwörth) a strong dependence was given.
Its proximity with Roberto Cota, and the activities under his wing, helped awaken the desire for expression through the arts.
Maplewood South is in proximity to Bellaire, Meyerland, and Sharpstown.
Mexico meanwhile benefits from proximity to the U.S., but suffers from low productivity growth.
Napoleon, in the Island of Elba, is too near France, and his proximity keeps up the hopes of his partisans.
One of the reasons for it was the site's proximity to the newly built Provincial Court building.
SLAF Diyatalawa is situated in close proximity.
Surveys show it is the color most frequently associated with visibility, proximity, and extroverts.
The area is a popular destination for hiking and backpacking because of its proximity to the Adirondack Northway.
The base was central during the Cold War due to its strategic location and proximity to the Soviet Union.
The city also enjoys the proximity of Hévíz, a town famous for its spa and health services.
The mountains are especially popular with hillwalkers, due to their proximity and accessibility from Glasgow.
The National Park is the most accessible in Pakistan due to its close proximity to the national capital, Islamabad.
The patronymic suffix identified them as having separated by proximity from the original family.
The province had prospered due to its proximity to the capital, and was strategically very important as the guardian of Kyōto from the north.
The proximity of the forecastle to the pilot house, no doubt, rendered this an easy matter; but how different on one of our palaces of the present day.
The proximity of these enzyme units and flexibility of the protein serves to increase pathway throughput.
The settlement was included in the Northeastern shipping routes due to its proximity to the fork in the Rhine.
The site had to be in the proximity of a railhead, yet at some distance from the neighbouring township.
The site of Hamden was selected because of its proximity to a local creek.
The town was in close proximity to Cline Town or then, Granville Town.
The trade of Great Britain would be just as advantageous to France, and, in proportion to the wealth, population, and proximity of the respective countries, would have the same superiority over that which France carries on with her own colonies.
The village slogan, which reflects Croghan's proximity to the Adirondack Mountains, is "In the Foothills of the Adirondacks."
The wider peninsula has many more parks in close proximity, particularly along the foreshores.
These ancient towers are close proximity to the Chigang Pagoda Station.
This allowed optimal siting of fortifications on the heights behind Longwy, rather than contending with the town's basin and its close proximity to the border.
Wroxeter, the former Roman town of "Viroconium Cornoviorum" lies in proximity to these places.

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