Definitions

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  • adv. At some other time or times.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • At Another time.

Etymologies

else +‎ when (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Where these modes of narrative have become genrefied within SF we ofen see extremes, where the elsewhen is a radical departure from the recognisable here and now.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • The Romantic elsewhen is sufficiently cool (to us, at least) that we simply don't care that it's no more than fancy.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • I want to hold up Exile as an image that might enlighten us concerning the truth of our status anywhere, at any time elsewhere and "elsewhen," aliens, wanderers.

    Keynote Address To The National Conference On Civil Disobedience

  • A better solution, I would think, would be that certain events in time just cannot be travelled to --- that to aim at these events would simply make one's time machine malfunction and go elsewhere/elsewhen .....

    Doctor Who: The End of Time part one...

  • In this case, Stasis is charged with reseeding the human species by plucking people throughout time and moving them elsewhen.

    REVIEW: Wireless by Charles Stross

  • If you lived elsewhere, or elsewhen, you might not be able to do what you want to do, when you want to do it.

    J.D. Roth: Can Money Buy Freedom?

  • Called inside by his mother to join the rest of her boys, David switches on the tv, and the groundwork of this elsewhen begins to be set: we see a news report with a caption telling of the “dedication of a new capitol at Shiloh”.

    Kings

  • What he is talking about here is base-shift dewarping, of course, the dislocation of the narrative to an elsewhere/elsewhen in which such things “could happen”.

    A Theory of Modes and Modalities

  • Does the elsewhen of Kings even have those continents?

    Kings

  • If it wants to be truly socially relevant the show will need to articulate the race relations of its elsewhen.

    Archive 2009-04-01

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  • Anybucket, sounds like an afterwhim.

    May 12, 2009

  • Somewhen else.

    May 12, 2009