noun Weiss·nicht·wo \ˈvīˌsniḵ(t)ˈvō\

Definition of Weissnichtwo



  1. :  an indefinite, unknown, or imaginary place

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Origin and Etymology of weissnichtwo

from Weissnichtwo, imaginary city in the satirical work Sartor Resartus (1833–34) by Thomas Carlyle †1881 Scottish essayist and historian, from German weiss nicht wo (I) know not where

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a brief usually trivial fact

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