Meaning of thence

thence

Pronunciation: (ens), [key]
— adv.
  1. from that place: I went first to Paris and thence to Rome.
  2. from that time; thenceforth: He fell ill and thence was seldom seen.
  3. from that source: Thence came all our troubles.
  4. from that fact or reason; therefore: We were young, and thence optimistic.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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