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  1. ancientsnoun

    people who lived in times long past (especially during the historical period before the fall of the Roman Empire in western Europe)


  1. ancientsnoun

    The people of classical antiquity, especially such writers and philosophers.


  1. ancients

    The term "ancients" generally refers to people who lived in times long past, especially in the historical periods of ancient civilizations such as Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome, and others. This term can also be used more broadly to refer to anything that originated from these early cultures including their philosophies, cultural practices, or technologies.

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  1. canniest

  2. catenins

  3. insectan

  4. instance

  5. tenascin

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ancients in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ancients in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of ancients in a Sentence

  1. William Penn:

    Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.


    I coined the word-frienimicus- using the latin I learned in catholic high school at the same time when I coined the word- reggae from the word streggae. I knew from an early age that languages in latin and greek were used by the ancients and now forms the roots of many english words. it has helped my icabulary and word power immensely. this means when a friend becomes an enemy as when an enemy becomes a friend. I learned latin and greek at an early age, mostly self taught.

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