plural -s
: an indefinite, unknown, or imaginary place

Word History


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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“Weissnichtwo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Weissnichtwo. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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