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[uhth -er-hwair, -wair] /ˈʌð ərˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər/
adverb, Archaic.
Origin of otherwhere
1350-1400; Middle English (north and Scots) other-quar; see other, where Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Then into my mind there came a clear command, from my own conscience or otherwhere, who can say?

    Ayesha H. Rider Haggard
  • Human nature probably had its varieties there as otherwhere.

    Agnes of Sorrento Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • For a time he was silent also, as a man might be whose thoughts were otherwhere.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
  • Life aboard the Golden Boar was jolly enough, and no man in the whole company wished to be otherwhere.

    Sea-Dogs All! Tom Bevan
  • Three or four houses in New York, and one or two otherwhere, would very likely include them all.

    Etiquette Emily Post
  • And the voice that called W. Keyse to come back from the very threshold of the otherwhere was the voice of true, true love.

    The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • Ahaz was indifferent to these prophecies because his heart was otherwhere.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • It seemed almost like a voice from some otherwhere, authoritatively assuring her of all she had ached to believe.

    The Hermit of Far End Margaret Pedler
  • That which is hidden by the poems, we can catch a glimpse of otherwhere.

  • And one hath had the vision face to face, And now his chair desires him here in vain, However they may crown him otherwhere.

    Alfred Tennyson Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for otherwhere


(archaic, poetic) elsewhere
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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