Meaning of WH-question

WH-ques•tion

Pronunciation: (dub'ul-y-āch'kwes"chun), [key]
— n. Gram.
  1. a question containing a WH-word, often in initial position, and calling for an item of information to be supplied, as Where do you live? Cf.
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