whereupon

[hwair-uh-pon, -pawn, wair-; hwair-uh-pon, -pawn, wair-]
conjunction
1.
upon what or upon which.
2.
at or after which.
3.
Archaic. upon what?

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English wherupon. See where, upon

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whereupon (ˌwɛərəˈpɒn)
 
sentence connector
1.  at which; at which point; upon which
 
adv
2.  archaic upon what?

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Example sentences
However, he managed to tip the chair over whereupon all the defendants got up
  and started fighting with the marshals.
The sockets remain dormant until the appointed hour, whereupon the juice flows
  into any gadget of your choosing.
Anna can be seen walking down the catwalk whereupon she accidentally drops a
  pistol on the floor.
Vitamins were discovered, whereupon vitamin-deficiency psychiatric disorders no
  longer were treated by psychiatrists.
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