abut on


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abut on something

[particularly of the edge of an area of land] to meet or touch something along one boundary or at one point. Our land abuts on the shopping center's parking lot.
See also: abut
References in classic literature ?
They are antithetical to one another, these roads; they directly abut on one another:--and it is here, at this gateway, that they come together.
This afternoon a carrier's cart with two men made a call at the empty house whose grounds abut on ours, the house to which, you will remember, the patient twice ran away.