Definition of Descriptions

1. Noun. (plural of description) ¹

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Definition of Descriptions

1. description [n] - See also: description

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Literary usage of Descriptions

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1. History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages: Der Wendepunkt der Renaissance by Woldemar von Seidlitz, Ferdinand Gregorovius, Annie Hamilton (1903)
"We speak of the books of descriptions of the monuments, the holy places, ... The visitors, however, also found books of descriptions which served as brief ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1847)
"The principal habits are two in number, virtue and vice, whose peculiar definitions, descriptions, differences, and kinds, are handled at large in the ..."

3. Bulletin by Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (1900)
"SPECIAL Descriptions. Serious prospecting for copper has been carried on in the rocks of the Douglas range at intervals for over fifty years, and there are ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1889)
"They are full of brilliant descriptions and legendary information. Auerbach's " Black Forest Stories" describe one of the most noted and picturesque spots ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"These descriptions will compare very favorably as to definiteness with the following descriptions of grants which have been approved by this court: Ü. 8. v. ..."

6. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"474,) seems ignorant of his life and character. For nil descriptions of Germany, France, and England, ..."

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