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  • Archeology — Ar che*ol o*gy, n., Archeological Ar che*o*log ic*al, a. the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures. Same as {Arch[ae]ology}, etc. Syn: archaeology, Arch[ae]ology [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • archeology — (n.) alternative spelling of ARCHAEOLOGY (Cf. archaeology). Also see AE (Cf. ae) …   Etymology dictionary

  • archeology — (esp. Brit. archaeology) ► NOUN ▪ the study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of physical remains. DERIVATIVES archeologic adjective archeological adjective archeologist noun. ORIGIN from Greek… …   English terms dictionary

  • archeology — [är΄kē äl′ə jē] n. alt. sp. of ARCHAEOLOGY archeological [är΄kēə läj′i kəl] adj. archeologically adv. archeologist n …   English World dictionary

  • Archeology, Christian — • That branch of the science which is the study of ancient Christian monuments Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • archeology — noun see archaeology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • archeology — archeological /ahr kee euh loj i keuhl/, archeologic, adj. archeologically, adv. archeologist, n. /ahr kee ol euh jee/, n. archaeology. * * * …   Universalium

  • archeology — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. history, anthropology. Frozen history. Gregory Mason …   English dictionary for students

  • archeology — ar|che|ol|o|gy [ˌa:kiˈɔlədʒi US ˌa:rkiˈa: ] n [U] an American spelling of ↑archaeology …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • archeology — ar|che|ol|o|gy [ ,arki alədʒi ] another spelling of archaeology …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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