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relative adverbarchaic, formal
From whatever place or source.
- ‘The income and property of the Society whencesoever derived shall be applied solely towards the promotion of the objects of the Society as set forth in the Constitution.’
- ‘Therefore no more do I put faith in tidings, whencesoever they may come, neither have I regard unto any divination, whereof my mother may inquire at the lips of a diviner, when she hath bidden him to the hall.’
- ‘‘O man, whosoever thou art and whencesoever thou comest, for I know that thou wilt come, I am Cyrus, and I won for the Persians their empire.’’
- ‘Whencesoever thou comest forth (for prayer, O Muhammad) turn thy face toward the Inviolable Place of Worship.’
- ‘Therefore it must be inferred that good counsels, whencesoever they come, are born of the wisdom of the prince, and not the wisdom of the prince from good counsels.’
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