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[uhth-er-hwair, -wair]
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adverb Archaic.
  1. elsewhere.
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Origin of otherwhere

1350–1400; Middle English (north and Scots) other-quar; see other, where
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Related Words for otherwhere

somewhere, away, abroad, outside, absent, formerly, gone, hence, remote, removed, subsequently, otherwhere

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Historical Examples of otherwhere

  • For a time he was silent also, as a man might be whose thoughts were otherwhere.

    Moon of Israel

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Ahaz was indifferent to these prophecies because his heart was otherwhere.

  • Never before, or otherwhere, surely, has a fairy's bower been photographed!

    The Coming of the Fairies

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Human nature probably had its varieties there as otherwhere.

    Agnes of Sorrento

    Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • That which is hidden by the poems, we can catch a glimpse of otherwhere.

British Dictionary definitions for otherwhere


  1. archaic, poetic elsewhere
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