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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - People who lived in times long past (especially during the historical period before the fall of the Roman Empire in western Europe).

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective : ancient history. ,ancient rocks; ancient trees. ,an ancient folk tale
  • And it came to pass, when the men had heard her voice, that they called the ancients of the city.
  • Universe to the ancients was a living thing, 596-m.
  • The ancients were the reason he was called the Dagger. for more
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