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CONJUNCTIONS. Whereas for "where"

Whereas, on the other hand, is used for where in

“Unto St. Alban's
Whereas the king and queen do mean to hawk.

“They back returned to the princely place;
Whereas . . . a knight . . . they new arrived find.” SPENS. F. Q. i. 4. 38. So


. Probably both "as" and "that" were added to give a relative meaning to the (originally) interrogative adverb where. See 287.

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