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synonyms for anciently

  • back when
  • eons ago
  • in days of yore
  • long ago
  • of old
  • olden days
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Anciently, indeed, what had been lavishly given was not seldom violently taken away.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
On the other hand it is asserted that only the priests were anciently distinguished in Egypt by this custom.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The answer suggested is that there were anciently seven strings, and that Terpander left out the Trit and added the Nt.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
The city was anciently built about the Athenæum, which is now beyond the city, at the (fountain) Hypelæus.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Anciently the Magnetes were utterly extirpated by Treres, a Cimmerian tribe, who for a long period made successful inroads.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Mylasa is said to have been anciently a village, but the native place and royal residence of Hecatomnus and the Carians.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
The Aradii were anciently governed by their own kings in the same manner as all the other Phœnician cities.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
The place-name Rothwell, anciently Rodewelle, is no doubt with reason assumed to be “well of the rood or cross”.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
The Star Chamber was probably so named from being anciently ornamented with golden stars.
MILTON'S ENGLANDLUCIA AMES MEAD
It is clear that hurling somewhat resembled football as anciently played in England and Scotland between parish and parish.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
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