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[heer-on, -awn] /hɪərˈɒn, -ˈɔn/
Origin of hereon
before 1000; Middle English her on, Old English hēron. See here, on Unabridged
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  • If any mark of human occupation is met with hereon, it usually takes the form of the solitary cottage of some shepherd.

    Wessex Tales Thomas Hardy
  • Nisida is hereon this island, exclaimed Fernand in an ecstasy of joy.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf George W. M. Reynolds
  • What she said or did hereon is strictly a family question, and can in no way concern the public, since I hauled my flag down.

    The Maid of Sker Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • He was hereon free to seek his fortune in the Sardinian capital.

    Classic French Course in English William Cleaver Wilkinson
  • My part is the worst; but since you all hereon agree, Go even to, Master Baily!

    Gammer Gurton's Needle Mr. S. Mr. of Art
  • If there was, and hereon you must form your own opinion, it was the Man's Wife's fault.

  • The original photograph was hereon sent to the editor and acknowledged by him.

    Modern Mythology Andrew Lang
  • hereon there danced youths and maidens whom all would woo, with their hands on one another's wrists.

    The Iliad Homer
  • Truly a red-letter day, for hereon endeth my story of 'Aberdeen Hall.'

British Dictionary definitions for hereon


an archaic word for hereupon
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Word Origin and History for hereon

Old English heron; see here + on.

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