whereon

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From where +‎ on.

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AdverbEdit

whereon (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) On which, on what.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, [] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, [], OCLC 964384981, Joshua 14:9:
      And Moses sware on that day, saying, Surely the land whereon thy feet haue troden, shall be thine inheritance, and thy childrens for euer, because thou hast wholly followed the Lord my God.
    • (Can we date this quote by Traditional Scottish Song and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?) [1]:
      But Black is the colour of my true love's hair.
      His face is like some rosy fair,
      The prettiest face and the neatest hands,
      I love the ground whereon he stands.

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Here-, there-, and where- words

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