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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A selection of passages from one or more authors; An anthology.

Usage examples (9)
  • Iulii Solini collectanea rerum memorabilium, ed. Theodor Mommsen (Berlin, 1864), 17.
  • In 1500 he published a little book, Adagiorum collectanea, an anthology of proverbs and sayings derived from classical sources, a slim little volume with only 818 items,...
  • This volume of collectanea is divided into two parts.
  • In the collectanea of Judge J.C. Ruppenthal, of Russell, Kansas, a very careful observer, are many curious specimens. for more
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