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ὅπου relat. adv. of Place, properly gen. of an obsol. Pron. ὅπος, correlat. to ποῦ: a relat., Hdt., attic;—sometimes with gen. loci, ὅπου γῆς, Lat. ubi terrarum, Plat.:— ἔσθ᾽ ὅπου in some places, Lat. est ubi, Aesch., Dem.:—with other Particles, ὅκου δή somewhere or other, Lat. nescio ubi, Hdt.:— ὅπου ἄν or ὅπουπερ ἄν, wherever, with Subjunct., Trag.:— ὁπουοῦν, Lat. ubicunque, Plat. indirect questions, ὄφρα πύθηαι πατρός, ὅπου κύθε γαῖα Od., etc.: —with Verbs of motion in pregnant sense, just as, reversely, ὅποι is used with Verbs of rest, κεῖνος δ᾽ ὅπου βέβηκεν, οὐδεὶς οἶδε Soph.:—in repeating a question, Λακεδαίμων ποῦ 'στιν; Answ. ὅπου 'στίν; (do you ask) where it is? Ar.
II.of Time or Occasion, like Lat. ubi, σιγᾶν ὅπου δεῖ Aesch., etc.
2.of Manner, οὐκ ἔσθ᾽ ὅπου there are no means by which, it is impossible that, Soph., Eur.
3.of Cause, whereas, Lat. quando, quoniam, Hdt., attic;— ὅπουγε, Lat. quandoquidem Xen.

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