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[els-hwair, -wair] /ˈɛlsˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər/
somewhere else; in or to some other place:
You will have to look elsewhere for an answer.
Origin of elsewhere
before 900; Middle English elleswher, Old English elles hwǣr. See else, where Unabridged
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  • To hold him guilty, here or elsewhere, of malice or hypocrisy, is to misread his character.

    William Penn George Hodges
  • The last class are usually called 'métis' in Manila and elsewhere.

    Four Young Explorers Oliver Optic
  • As elsewhere, the presidency was assigned to an alderman and twelve councillors.

    The Hansa Towns Helen Zimmern
  • I believe there has been nothing like it elsewhere in the world.

    Life On The Mississippi, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • He lectured, in 1811, at the Royal Institution and elsewhere.

British Dictionary definitions for elsewhere


in or to another place; somewhere else
Word Origin
Old English elles hwǣr; see else, where
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for elsewhere

c.1400, elswher, from Old English elles hwær (see else + where).

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