in close proximity

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The three rival companies, which, for a year past had been endeavoring to out-trade, out-trap and out-wit each other, were here encamped in close proximity, awaiting their annual supplies.
Accustomed to frequent arguments in which more hair than blood is wasted, the apes speedily forget such trivial encounters, and presently Chulk and Taglat were again squatting in close proximity to each other and peaceful repose, awaiting the moment when the ape-man should lead them into the village of the Tarmangani.
Most nonlethal devices, except for a few specific chemical agents, rely on pain compliance and require the user to be in close proximity to the target, which can rapidly escalate into lethal means.
Its located in close proximity to Route 287 with connections to the New Jersey Turnpike, Route 1 and 440, as well as the Garden State Parkway.
"The incidents have all happened in close proximity and we believe they're linked at this stage."
The businesses are in close proximity, and police believe the break-ins are related.
Close air support, in which air assets are firing in close proximity to friendly troops, and deep air support further behind enemy lines are also on the Cobra's mission profile.
In the 1390s for instance, many Florentine highland communities paid as much as twenty-nine times more in taxes than did peasant villages in close proximity to the city of Florence.
It is 15 minutes to Port Newark/Elizabeth and in close proximity to Route 24,1-78, the Garden State Parkway, and New Jersey Turnpike.
It is located in close proximity to Route 1-9, the New Jersey Turnpike, Newark Liberty Airport, Port Newark/Elizabeth and the Goethals Bridge to Staten Island and Brooklyn.