thence

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From a Proto-Germanic root *þan- + adverbial genitive ending -s). Cognate with Westphalian Low German diëne.

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thence ‎(not comparable)

  1. From there, from that place or from that time.
    I came thence.
  2. (technical) Commonly used in property descriptions by land surveyors, or aviators relating to IFR established flying procedures
    Cross fix at 6000 feet, thence descend to 3000 feet and fly direct to MAP (missed approach point).
  3. (literary) Deriving from this or as a result of this.

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