Definition of Archeology

1. Noun. The branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures.




Definition of Archeology

1. n. Same as Archæology, etc.

Definition of Archeology

1. Noun. (Chiefly American English) (alternative spelling of archaeology) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Archeology

1. [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Archeology

1. The science or study of antiquities, especially. Prehistoric antiquities, such as the remains of buildings or monuments of an early epoch, inscriptions, implements, and other relics, written manuscripts, etc. Origin: Gr.; ancient (fr. Beginning) + discourse, to speak. (04 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Archeology

archenterons
archeo-
archeoastronomy
archeobacteria
archeocerebellum
archeokinetic
archeologic
archeological
archeological remains
archeological site
archeologically
archeologies
archeologist
archeologists
archeology (current term)
archeometry
archeon
archeopteryx
archeostronomy
archeozoologist
archeozoologists
archeozoology
archepiscopal
archer fish
archeress
archeresses
archerfish
archerfishes
archeries

Literary usage of Archeology

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1912)
"... ANTHROPOLOGY AND archeology THE fourteenth International Congress of Prehistoric Anthropology and archeology was held in the aula of the university, ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"Biblical archeology in this sense should treat Biblical history in all its relations. The term is now restricted, however, to a certain section of Biblical ..."

3. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1908)
"archeology. American School of Classical Studies at Athens,. James R. Wheeler, Chairman of Managing Committee, Columbia University ..."

4. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1920)
"Associate in American archeology. (For previous reports see Year Books Nos. 13-17.) During the month of March 1919, Mr. Morley visited Costa Rica and ..."

5. The Expositor edited by William Robertson Nicoll, Samuel Cox, James Moffatt (1895)
"SCOPE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF OLD TESTAMENT archeology. archeology is a term very variously understood. Of Dr. Murray's two definitions, " Ancient history ..."

6. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1898)
"It is to be hoped that this Introduction to North American archeology will open the way to others to enter the field and to solve the problems which are ..."

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