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hereabouts

adverb around here, here, in the area, in the direction of, in the general vicinity, in the locale, in the vicinity, near here, somewhere close, somewhere near
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If it be the one, I suppose she will lie down somewhere hereabouts.
Why, yon same is a right stout fellow whom men hereabouts do call Robin Hood, which same--"
A beech tree on the slopes of the Pyrenees is just what a beech tree here in these Carlisle woods is; and there used to be an old pine hereabouts whose twin brother I was well acquainted with in a dell among the Apennines.
There is scarcely any one hereabouts that does not put his name in their prayers, morning and night
Civilization has not made much headway hereabouts," thought Genestas; "the religion of work is in full force, and begging has not yet come thus far.
About fifteen years ago you could see the top of a pitch pine, of the kind called yellow pine hereabouts, though it is not a distinct species, projecting above the surface in deep water, many rods from the shore.
And to be sure, if I may be so presumptuous as to offer my poor opinion, there is young Mr Blifil, who, besides that he is come of honest parents, and will be one of the greatest squires all hereabouts, he is to be sure, in my poor opinion, a more handsomer and a more politer man by half; and besides, he is a young gentleman of a sober character, and who may defy any of the neighbours to say black is his eye; he follows no dirty trollops, nor can any bastards be laid at his door.
Occasionally, we stop for a few minutes, maybe to take in wood, maybe for passengers, at some small town or village (I ought to say city, every place is a city here); but the banks are for the most part deep solitudes, overgrown with trees, which, hereabouts, are already in leaf and very green.
Tom is; he'll be one o' the first men hereabouts,--you'll see that.
The orderly picture of racing bikes and spectators fails to capture the roaring excitement that must even shake the ashes of Nye Bevan and Jennie Lee which were scattered hereabouts (because they loved the quiet and peace of the place).
Our GLY would be in perpetual conflict with the Westminsterimposed authority of the First Tyke, so whose lead would we follow in a contest of loyalty, known hereabouts as a Pontefract Stand-Off?
It goes without saying that the book is the first of its kind hereabouts.