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somewheres

[suhm-hwairz, -wairz] /ˈsʌmˌʰwɛərz, -ˌwɛərz/
adverb, Nonstandard.
1.
Origin of somewheres
1805-1815
1805-15; somewhere + -s1

somewhere

[suhm-hwair, -wair] /ˈsʌmˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər/
adverb
1.
in or at some place not specified, determined, or known:
They live somewhere in Michigan.
2.
to some place not specified or known:
They went out somewhere.
3.
at or to some point in amount, degree, etc. (usually followed by about, near, etc.):
He is somewhere about 60 years old.
4.
at some point of time (usually followed by about, between, in, etc.):
somewhere about 1930; somewhere between 1930 and 1940; somewhere in the 1930s.
noun
5.
an unspecified or uncertain place.
Origin
Middle English word dating back to 1150-1200; See origin at some, where
Usage note
See anyplace.
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Examples from the Web for somewheres
Historical Examples
  • I thought sure Kenelm would, but he's gone on a cruise of his own somewheres.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • You said he'd run off to go gold-diggin' in the Klondike or somewheres.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Now out West—in Omaha or somewheres—she's got a cousin who owed her dad money.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Now, she used to have and I believe she's lost some of it somewheres.

    Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The money hasn't been stolen; I lost it somewheres—but where?

    Shavings Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Father had turned in and HE was out, gone to the post-office or somewheres.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • We're driftin' somewheres, but we're spinnin' 'round so I can't tell which way.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Can't we go home—to my room or somewheres—where we can talk?

    Mary-'Gusta Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Then word came that he was dead, drowned off in the East Indies somewheres.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Thought maybe you might have met him up in California, or somewheres.

    Hidden Water Dane Coolidge
British Dictionary definitions for somewheres

somewhere

/ˈsʌmˌwɛə/
adverb
1.
in, to, or at some unknown or unspecified place or point: somewhere in England, somewhere between 3 and 4 o'clock
2.
(informal) get somewhere, to make progress
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Word Origin and History for somewheres

somewhere

adv.

c.1200, from some + where.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Idioms and Phrases with somewheres

somewhere

In addition to the idiom beginning with
somewhere
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