Part of speech: adverb

Upon that.

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Usage examples "thereupon":

  1. When this sleeve is moved to the right, its right- hand coned hub passes between the lugs on the exposed ends of the shoes, forcing these lugs apart and causing the shoes to grip the bore of the large pulley, which thereupon rotates the shaft through the medium of the sleeve upon which the shoes are pivoted. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
  2. Thereupon he kissed her ardently, twice, and fled. - "Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso", Maurice Henry Hewlett.
  3. The enemy thereupon occupied Binche. - "America's War for Humanity", Thomas Herbert Russell.