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  • as indate
  • as inage

synonyms for centuries

  • age
  • day
  • hour
  • moment
  • period
  • stage
  • term
  • time
  • year
  • century
  • course
  • duration
  • epoch
  • era
  • generation
  • juncture
  • quarter
  • reign
  • span
  • spell
  • while
  • century
  • date
  • day
  • era
  • generation
  • life
  • millennium
  • aeon
  • duration
  • epoch
  • interim
  • interval
  • lifetime
  • span
  • blue moon
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How to use centuries in a sentence

The "new world" was really found in the wonder-years of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
It may be fifty or a hundred centuries since men, although they were fully grown up, still went on trying to learn.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
And this was all done in the story of Lazarus in such a way that it might surround every grave with illusions for centuries.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Bonaparte took possession of Venice, boasting an independence of fourteen centuries.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
There, amid the deep silence of the listening centuries, he would find peace; forgetting himself a moment, he might find—strength.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
They had swung back a hundred centuries towards original crude life.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
No historian claims that any God has been seen on earth for nearly nineteen centuries.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
It is now about three centuries since there flourished at Cremona its first great violin maker.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
The tobacco plant has been cultivated in some parts of Prussia for nearly two centuries.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The other edicts from which I shall quote were all cut more than two centuries before our era.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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