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    Is 'where' used as a noun or pronoun in question?

    1.(a)He is coming from London.
    ..(b)Where is he coming from?

    2.(a)He went to London.
    ..(b)Where did he go to?


    I think here 'where' is the object of preposition.Therefore,
    .........(1)Is 'where' considered as pronoun or noun here?
    .........(2)What are the other preposition used like 'where...from?,where...to?'?

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    Re: Is 'where' used as a noun or pronoun in question?

    That's usually called an an adverb.
    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/where
    Collins calls 'where' in "Where are you going?" an adverb.
    Random House calls it a pronoun in "Where did you come from?" (Both on above page).
    It could be the object of a preposition if it's a pronoun. But there's no preposition in 1.
    It's only rarely a noun - as you can read above.

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