Definition of Archives

1. Noun. Collection of records especially about an institution.

Generic synonyms: Collection, Compendium



Definition of Archives

1. Noun. (plural of archive) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of archive) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Archives

1. archive [v] - See also: archive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Archives

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architransemes
architrave
architraved
architraves
archivable
archival
archival science
archival sciences
archivalism
archivally
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archived
archiver
archivers
archives (current term)
archiving
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archivists
archivolt
archivolts
archizoic
archlet
archlets
archlike
archlute
archlutes
archly
archmage
archmages

Literary usage of Archives

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Polonia 382 scientific management of the archives is entrusted to a c. ... Inghilterra 18 Secret archives. All economical questions, such as h. ..."

2. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1916)
"archives, Mexican, materials on hist, of Southwest of US, 13. 510-527; in Archivo General, 511-521; in Museo Nacional, 521-522; in Biblioteca Nacional, ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"In 1888-89 a fire-proof building was erected for the archives at Herrnhut (cf. ... The archives collected in Coblenz in consequence of a resolution passed ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1910)
"THE NATIONAL archives. 1. A Guide to the various classes of Documents ... THE origins of the national archives occupy such a prominent place in the best ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"For a general account of the German archives, national and local, ... The German public archives of special importance for the history of the Thirty Years' ..."

6. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1921)
"Nephritis and Heart Disease: Aub, JC, and DuBois, EF: archives of Internal ... Tuberculosis: McCann, WS, and Barr, DP: archives of Internal Medicine, 1920, ..."

7. Bulletin of the American Library Association by American Library Association (1914)
"Dr. Jameson says that none of the European countries have the archives and the library together. That is a fact, but it is a fact of weakness both in the ..."

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