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[els-hwair, -wair] /ˈɛlsˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər/
somewhere else; in or to some other place:
You will have to look elsewhere for an answer.
Origin of elsewhere
before 900; Middle English elleswher, Old English elles hwǣr. See else, where Unabridged
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  • In a globalised economy, banking transactions taxed heavily in one place will move elsewhere.
  • But the economic response really took place elsewhere.
  • So they drive off the ferry and out of town, in haste to be elsewhere.
  • Which, seek through the world, is ne'er met with elsewhere.
  • It will be seen that the blood capillaries of the liver lobule differ structurally from capillaries elsewhere.
  • elsewhere the token of sin, it was the taper of the sick-chamber.
  • It was a unique piece of insolence, but nobody had noticed it as yet, the attention of the public being directed elsewhere.
  • The pigmented layer is thicker and its pigment more pronounced than elsewhere.
  • Rain forests help generate rainfall in drought-prone countries elsewhere.
  • Students may be surprised to learn that things are not necessarily that different elsewhere.
British Dictionary definitions for elsewhere


in or to another place; somewhere else
Word Origin
Old English elles hwǣr; see else, where
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Word Origin and History for elsewhere

c.1400, elswher, from Old English elles hwær (see else + where).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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