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Definitions for whereon
ʰwɛərˈɒn, -ˈɔn, wɛər-wher·e·on

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  1. whereonadverb

    On which, on what.

    But Black is the colour of my true love's hair.His face is like some rosy fair,The prettiest face and the neatest hands,I love the ground whereon he stands.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Whereonadverb

    On which.

    Etymology: where and on.

    As for those things whereon, or else wherewith, superstition worketh, polluted they are by such abuse. Richard Hooker.

    Infected be the air whereon they ride. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    So looks the strand, whereon th’ imperious flood
    Hath left a witness’d usurpation. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.

    He lik’d the ground whereon she trod. John Milton.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whereonadverb

    on which; -- used relatively; as, the earth whereon we live

  2. Whereonadverb

    on what; -- used interrogatively; as, whereon do we stand?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whereon in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whereon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    formal separation from an alliance or federation
    A hypernym
    B pluck
    C vigorish
    D secession

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