Middle Ages

plural noun

Definition of Middle Ages

: the period of European history from about a.d. 500 to about 1500

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1616, in the meaning defined above

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“Middle Ages.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Middle%20Ages. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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Middle Ages

noun plural

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: the period of European history from about a.d. 500 to about 1500

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