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whence

whence

 
pronunciation:
wen [or] hwen
parts of speech:
adverb, conjunction
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: from what place.
Whence did you come?
definition 2: from what source or origin.
Whence has she that information?
 
part of speech: conjunction
definition: from what cause, source, or place.
The king demanded to know whence she came.