Definition of Epochs

1. Noun. (plural of epoch) ¹



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Definition of Epochs

1. epoch [n] - See also: epoch

Lexicographical Neighbors of Epochs

epizootiology
epizooty
epizudic
epkwele
eplerenone
eplivanserin
epluchage
epn
epoch
epoch-making
epocha
epochal
epochally
epochas
epoche
epochs (current term)
epode
epodes
epodic
epoetin
epoetin alfa
epoetins
epogen
epomania
eponychia
eponychium
eponym
eponymic
eponymically
eponymies

Literary usage of Epochs

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

1. Studies in History and Jurisprudence by James Bryce Bryce (1901)
"best seen at certain definite epochs. It is indeed true that in nations which have reached a certain stage of civilization the conditions of life, ..."

2. Mineral Deposits by Waldemar Lindgren (1919)
"... pre-Cambrian epochs—Paleozoic sedimentary epochs—Paleozoic intrusives—Paleozoic epochs of saline deposits— epochs of Triassic copper deposits—Cretaceous ..."

3. A Textbook in the History of Modern Elementary Education: With Emphasis on by Samuel Chester Parker (1912)
"This is called the culture- epochs theory, because the development of civilization or culture with which the children are to be made familiar may be divided ..."

4. Principles of Education by Frederick Elmer Bolton (1910)
"CHAPTER VI THE CULTURE epochs THEORY AND EDUCATION / Meaning of Culture epochs.—Various attempts have been made to map out the periods of child development ..."

5. The Great Ice Age and Its Relation to the Antiquity of Man by James Geikie (1894)
"Preglacial times—First glacial and interracial epochs—Second glacial and interracial epochs—Third glacial and interglacial epochs—Fourth glacial and ..."

6. History of the American Civil War by John William Draper (1867)
"Limestones, and epochs. sandstones, and clay-beds follow one another in varied succession. Such transitions indicate that there were changes occurring in ..."

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