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Every draw was like its neighbor, every rolling rise a replica of the next.

His Nell had left him in his daughter Nelly a replica of herself.

When he asked her what she wanted she replied "a replica of himself."

A replica is a copy of a work of art by the maker of the original.

Burroughs gazed at a replica of himself as he had been at Fort Macleod.

In many ways Sayil is a replica of Labna, but on a grander scale.

Nash chapel, a mile or so to the north, is almost a replica of Boraston.

New York does not aim to be a replica of any foreign metropolis.

You see, each family is a sort of replica, in miniature, of the State.

Nor can the replica be seen to full advantage in its present position.

WORD ORIGIN

1824, from Italian replica "copy, repetition, reply," from replicare "to duplicate," from Latin replicare "to repeat" (see reply (v.)). Properly, a copy of a work of art made by the original artist.

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