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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

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

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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