Often the Mesuras HaShas in the top corner of each Amud of gemara will quote the source or other places a certain concept or sugya can be found. Sometimes, when there are a lot of other places one can find a concept, the Mesuras HaShas will write one (or more) Shas place, and then say "וש"נ". What does that stand for?

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ושם נסמן, and there it is listed. It's referring to the first place that something is mentioned, and there is the complete cross-reference.

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