juxtaposition


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Juxtaposition \Jux`ta*po*si"tion\
   (j[u^]ks`t[.a]*p[-o]*z[i^]sh"[u^]n), n. [L. juxta near +
   positio position: cf. F. juxtaposition. See Just, v. i.,
   and Position.]
   A placing or being placed in nearness or contiguity, or side
   by side; as, a juxtaposition of words.
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         Parts that are united by a a mere juxtaposition.
                                                  --Glanvill.
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         Juxtaposition is a very unsafe criterion of continuity.
                                                  --Hare.
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