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somewhere

[ suhm-hwair, -wair ]
/ ˈsʌmˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər /
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adverb

in or at some place not specified, determined, or known: They live somewhere in Michigan.
to some place not specified or known: They went out somewhere.
at or to some point in amount, degree, etc. (usually followed byabout, near, etc.): He is somewhere about 60 years old.
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

an unspecified or uncertain place.

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Origin of somewhere

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200; see origin at some, where
See anyplace.
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British Dictionary definitions for somewhere

somewhere
/ (ˈsʌmˌwɛə) /

adverb

in, to, or at some unknown or unspecified place or pointsomewhere in England; somewhere between 3 and 4 o'clock
get somewhere informal to make progress
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Idioms and Phrases with somewhere

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