some·where (sŭmwâr′, -hwâr′)
1. At, in, or to a place not specified or known: found it somewhere in the woods.
2. To a place or state of further development or progress: finally getting somewhere.
3. Approximately; roughly: somewhere about halfway through.
An unknown or unspecified place: "A big dog, a hound with a strain of mastiff from somewhere" (William Faulkner).
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