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It is important to consider distance from public transport when buying a house.
They started to walk the short distance to the camp.
a distance of five miles
His parents live some distance away.
He's used to driving long distances.
Altair, at a distance of 17 light-years, is one of the closest of the bright stars.
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a frightening or unfriendly low noise