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wherefrom

[ hwair-fruhm, -from, wair- ]
/ ʰwɛərˈfrʌm, -ˈfrɒm, wɛər- /
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conjunction, adverb

from which; whence.

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Origin of wherefrom

First recorded in 1480–90; where + from
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British Dictionary definitions for wherefrom

wherefrom
/ (wɛəˈfrɒm) archaic /

adverb

from what or where? whence?

pronoun

from which place; whence
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