Simple Definition of thence
: from that place : from there
Examples of thence
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
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