Definition of 'whence'
Example sentences containing 'whence'
Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2015) What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)
They have been returned whence they came.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The jumpsuit was returned whence it came.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But whence comes this absolute force?The Times Literary Supplement (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But maybe we would do better to ask whence comes the power to cement together people who do understand they may not always agree.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We as a nation deserve to put them all on the next available transport back whence they came and charge her for the inconvenience.The Sun (2012)
From whence does he come?Times, Sunday Times (2016) What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
If they have not so furnished themselves, then they are liable to be stopped on the threshold of the area and sent back whence they came.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But he could do no better than push the ball against the post whence it came back, struck him on the shoulder and ended in the net.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Is it to banish the air of predictability that Blackpool so gloriously challenged last season, only to be returned from whence they came?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Or return whence I came?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch it, we are going back from whence we came.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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