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It is important to consider distance from public transportation when buying a house.
They started to walk the short distance to the camp.
a distance of five miles
He’s used to driving long distances.
His parents live some distance away.
Altair, at a distance of 17 light-years, is one of the closest of the bright stars.
the social distance between farmers and farm workers
There’s still some distance to go.
The peaks of the Pyrenees could be seen in the distance.
His gaze shifted, and he stared into the distance.
The house was within walking distance of the university.
The village is within commuting distance of New York.
This is the American English definition of distance. View British English definition of distance.