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Meaning of YON

Pronunciation:  yân

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  at or in an indicated (usually distant) place; "the house yonder"; (`yon' is archaic and dialectal as in"scattered here and yon"- Calder Willingham)
  2. [adj]  distant but within sight; "yonder valley"; "the hills yonder"; (`yon' is dialectal, as in"what is yon place?")

YON is a 3 letter word that starts with Y.


 Synonyms: distant, yonder, yonder



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Yon\ (y[o^]n), a. [OE. yon, [yogh]on, AS. geon; akin to G.
    jener, OHG. jen[=e]r, Icel. enn, inn; cf. Goth. jains.
    [root]188. Cf. {Beyond}, {Yond}, {Yonder}.]
    At a distance, but within view; yonder. [Poetic]
          Read thy lot in yon celestial sign.      --Milton.
          Though fast yon shower be fleeting.      --Keble.
  2. \Yon\, adv.
    Yonder. [Obs. or Poetic]
          But, first and chiefest, with thee bring Him that yon
          soars on golden wing.                    --Milton.