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See definition of prehistory on Dictionary.com
  • as inancient history
  • as inarchaeology
  • as inchronicle
  • as inhistory

synonyms for prehistory

  • antiquity
  • bygone days
  • distance of time
  • distant past
  • early history
  • protohistory
  • remote past
  • the past
  • time immemorial
  • way back when
See also synonyms for: prehistorian
  • excavation
  • paleontology
  • paleology
  • antiquarianism
  • paleohistory
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How to use prehistory in a sentence

The compendium of objects that explore the prehistory of cinema left me marveling at the fact that anyone ever thought moving pictures were a possibility.
IN LOS ANGELES, A NEW MUSEUM CELEBRATES THE ART OF MOVIEMAKINGCOURTNEY LICHTERMANOCTOBER 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was not until the turn of the 20th century that dinosaurs came to be seen as massive, hulking, and lumbering behemoths of prehistory.
HOW TYCOONS CREATED THE DINOSAUR - ISSUE 107: THE EDGELUKAS RIEPPELOCTOBER 20, 2021NAUTILUS
To answer these questions, we must understand the biological functions of sleep, reconstitute the evolution of dreaming, and survey the significance of dreaming from prehistory to history.
WHY WE CAN'T IGNORE OUR DREAMSSIDARTA RIBEIROOCTOBER 18, 2021TIME
Similarly, Life magazine described Descent of Woman as a lively “women’s-lib prehistory.”
TARZAN WASN’T FOR HER - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSERIKA LORRAINE MILAMJUNE 2, 2021NAUTILUS
Behind them came people bearing the Nostvet culture.148 Our knowledge of Russian prehistory is still very scanty.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
And it extends still further back into prehistory, that is to say, into, unwritten history.
ESSAYS ON THE MATERIALISTIC CONCEPTION OF HISTORYANTONIO LABRIOLA
With this social organization ends the prehistory of the human race.
ESSAYS ON THE MATERIALISTIC CONCEPTION OF HISTORYANTONIO LABRIOLA
As a matter of fact they belong to the prehistory period of Britain, and to test their value scientific methods are required.
FOLKLORE AS AN HISTORICAL SCIENCEGEORGE LAURENCE GOMME
The attempt to place this long chapter of prehistory on a historical basis has many dangers, of which I am fully aware.
MEN OF THE OLD STONE AGEHENRY FAIRFIELD OSBORN
The period of the Solutrean industry is one of the most difficult to interpret in the whole prehistory of western Europe.
MEN OF THE OLD STONE AGEHENRY FAIRFIELD OSBORN
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WORDS RELATED TO PREHISTORY

  • antiquity
  • bygone days
  • distance of time
  • distant past
  • early history
  • prehistory
  • protohistory
  • remote past
  • the past
  • time immemorial
  • way back when
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.