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thence

adverb \ˈthen(t)s also ˈthen(t)s\

: from that place : from there

Full Definition of THENCE

1
:  from that place
2
archaic :  from that time :  thenceforth
3
:  from that fact or circumstance :  therefrom
from thence
:  from that place
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Examples of THENCE

  1. Their travels took them to the Bahamas, thence south to Venezuela.

Origin 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

Rhymes with THENCE

FROM THENCE Defined for Kids

thence

adverb \ˈthens\

Definition of THENCE for Kids

1
:  from that place <First go home, and thence to the hospital.>
2
:  from that fact <The answer follows thence.>

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