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whereon

[ hwair-on, -awn, wair- ]
/ ʰwɛərˈɒn, -ˈɔn, wɛər- /
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conjunction

on what or which.

adverb

Archaic. on what?

RELATED WORDS

consequently, thereupon, whereupon

Nearby words

wherefores, wherefrom, wherein, whereinto, whereof, whereon, wheresoe'er, wheresoever, wherethrough, whereto, whereunto

Origin of whereon

First recorded in 1175–1225, whereon is from the Middle English word wheron. See where, on
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British Dictionary definitions for whereon

whereon

/ (wɛərˈɒn) archaic /

adverb

on what thing or place?

pronoun

on which thing, place, etc
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