whereabouts

[hwair-uh-bouts, wair-]
adverb
1.
about where? where?
conjunction
2.
near or in what place: trying to find whereabouts in the world we were.
noun
3.
(used with a singular or plural verb) the place where a person or thing is; the locality of a person or thing: no clue as to his whereabouts.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English wheraboutes, equivalent to Middle English wheraboute (see whereabout) + -s -s1

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whereabouts (ˈwɛərəˌbaʊts)
 
adv
1.  Also: whereabout at what approximate location or place; where: whereabouts are you?
2.  obsolete about or concerning which
 
n
3.  (functioning as singular or plural) the place, esp the approximate place, where a person or thing is

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Word Origin & History

whereabouts
"in what place," mid-15c., from where + about + adverbial gen. -s (form whereabout is attested from c.1300). The noun is recorded from 1795.
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Example sentences
More about color and atmosphere than location and whereabouts.
Jeon implored the reporters not to divulge his whereabouts to his parents, whom
  he had told he was traveling somewhere else.
One is a system that tracks the whereabouts of the audience's heads.
But few, if any, records exist from that time to detail that shroud's
  whereabouts.
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