Ancient (adjective)

  1. Relating to the very distant past, especially to the period before the end of the Roman Empire in 476 AD.
  2. Extremely old or dating back to a remote period.


Derived from the latin word "antiquus", the word "ancient" has been used for centuries to describe something that is old or from a long time ago.


  1. The ancient civilization of Greece was known for its advanced culture and science.
  2. The ancient city of Rome was once the center of the Roman Empire.
  3. The ancient pyramids in Egypt are considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
  4. Many ancient artifacts have been discovered in the ruins of the city.
  5. The ancient writing was written in a language that was difficult to understand.
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