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adjective as in ancient, old

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“We acknowledge the painful history of genocide and forced occupation of their territory,” the statement goes on to say, “and we honor and respect the many diverse Indigenous people connected to this land on which we gather from time immemorial.”

People have, of course, been sleeping outdoors since time immemorial.

The history of open memorials is perhaps best seen in spontaneous gestures of grief that are immemorial.

We’ve got many, many Indigenous peoples and cultures who have lived here, as they say, since time immemorial.

Lee was apparently unaware that the nominee’s Pueblo relatives are among the tribes that consider Bears Ears a sacred place, tracing their connections to the land to time immemorial.

As Larkin would no doubt expect, the history of dubious royal parenting steps back to time immemorial.

Ah yes, the threat wielded against the deliberately childless since time immemorial: Conform or you will regret it!

Know that the world honors in and through you the builders of a country that is both immemorial and fragile, always under threat.

These are the same tactics that management has used since time immemorial.

And we have done so in a ritual that is ageless and tribal from time immemorial.

The tobacco plant seems to have been cultivated in Mexico from time immemorial.

He permitted a plurality of wives, conforming in this point to the immemorial usage of the orientals.

Mrs. Jordan delivered herself of various immemorial sentiments which met the usual applause.

Hence the apron, which is a Masonic emblem, has from time immemorial been the covering of shame.

She wrote one charming book after another, at astonishingly short intervals, with every appearance of immemorial ease.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to immemorial, such as: age-old, archaic, fixed, forever, long-standing, and of yore.

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