an·tiq·ui·ty noun \an-ˈti-kwə-tē\
: ancient times
: very great age
antiquities : objects from ancient times
: ancient times; especially : those before the Middle Ages
: the quality of being ancient
a : relics or monuments (as coins, statues, or buildings) of ancient times
b : matters relating to the life or culture of ancient times
: the people of ancient times
Examples of ANTIQUITY
- The town dates from antiquity.
- A palace stood here in antiquity.
- a museum of Roman antiquities
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