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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. [1913 Webster] Parts that are united by a a mere juxtaposition. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster] Juxtaposition is a very unsafe criterion of continuity. --Hare. [1913 Webster]