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[hwair-in-too, wair-; hwair-in-too, wair-]
  1. into which.
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Origin of whereinto

First recorded in 1530–40; where + into
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Historical Examples of whereinto

  • There was such a Schoole at Damascus, whereinto Paul entred, to persecute.


    Thomas Hobbes

  • He made a comparison of a conduit, whereinto water came, and ran-out afarre-off.

  • Now come I to the two swords, or hauen of Milford, whereinto two riuers Dugledu.

  • Give them back safe to my Helen and to me in the land that is very far-off, whereinto there shall enter nothing that defileth.

    The King's Daughters

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • Not on land only, but on the river, whereinto it so gradually blends, does lush young England dissipate.

British Dictionary definitions for whereinto


  1. into what place?
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  1. into which place
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