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The Collaborative Dictionary

Whereabout \Where"a*bout`\, Whereabouts \Where"a*bouts`\, adv. [1913 Webster]
About where; near what or which place; -- used interrogatively and relatively; as, whereabouts did you meet him? [1913 Webster] Note: In this sense, whereabouts is the common form. [1913 Webster]
Concerning which; about which. "The object whereabout they are conversant." --Hooker. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] Whereabout
Whereabout \Where"a*bout`\, Whereabouts \Where"a*bouts`\, n. The place where a person or thing is; as, they did not know his whereabouts. --Shak. [1913 Webster] A puzzling notice of thy whereabout. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

whereabout adv : about where or near what place; "I don't know whereabouts the border will be drawn"; "whereabout do you live?" [syn: whereabouts]
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