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Daemon
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thence

(adverb) From that place; from there.

Synonyms: therefrom

Usage: The train went south into Switzerland and thence on to Italy
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thence
Definition: (adverb) From that place; from there.
Synonyms: therefrom
Usage: The train went south into Switzerland and thence on to Italy.
KSPavan
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thence
Definition: (adverb) From that place; from there.
Synonyms: therefrom
Usage: The train went south into Switzerland and thence on to Italy.
raghd muhi al-deen
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thence (thĕns, thĕns)
adv.
1. From that place; from there: flew to Helsinki and thence to Moscow.
2. From that circumstance or source; therefrom.
3. Archaic From that time; thenceforth. See Usage Note at whence.
[Middle English thennes : thenne, from there (from Old English thanon; see to- in Indo-European roots) + -es, genitive sing. suff.; see -s3.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
thence (ðɛns)
adv
1. from that place
2. Also: thenceforth, thenceforward or thenceforwards from that time or event; thereafter
3. therefore
[C13 thannes, from thanne, from Old English thanon; related to Gothic thanana, Old Norse thanan]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
thence (ðɛns)

adv.
1. from that place: I went to Paris and thence to Rome.
2. from that time; thenceforth.
3. from that source.
4. from that fact or reason; therefore.
[1250–1300; Middle English thennes=thenne thence) + -es -s1]
usage: See whence.

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thence
Definition: (adverb) From that place; from there.
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I'm curious as to why you three feel the need to cut and paste the definition from the dictionary without comment - each day.

Is it just a quick way to earn 'neurons'?


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