Adja'cency. n.s. [from adjaceo, Lat.]
- The state of lying close to another thing.
- That which is adjacent. See Adjacent.
Because the Cape hath sea on both sides near it, and other lands, remote as it were, equidistant from it; therefore, at that point, the needle is not distracted by the vicinity of adjacencies. Brown's Vulgar Errours, b. ii. c. 2.