Simple Definition of thence
: from that place : from there
Examples of thence in a sentence
Their travels took them to the Bahamas, thence south to Venezuela.
Origin and Etymology of thence
Middle English thannes, from thanne from that place, from Old English thanon; akin to Old High German thanan from that place, Old English thænne then — more at then
First Known Use: 13th century
THENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of thence for Students
1 : from that place <First go home, and thence to the hospital.>
2 : from that fact <The answer follows thence.>
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