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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Notwithstanding \Not`with*stand"ing\, adv. or conj. [Originally the participle of withstand, with not prefixed.] Nevertheless; however; although; as, I shall go, notwithstanding it rains. [1913 Webster] I will surely rend the kingdom from thee, and will give it to thy servant. Notwithstanding, in thy days I will not do it. --1 Kings xi. 11, 12. [1913 Webster] They which honor the law as an image of the wisdom of God himself, are, notwithstanding, to know that the same had an end in Christ. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] You did wisely and honestly too, notwithstanding She is the greatest beauty in the parish. --Fielding. [1913 Webster] Notwithstanding that, notwithstanding; although. [1913 Webster] These days were ages to him, notwithstanding that he was basking in the smiles of the pretty Mary. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]