Definition of antiquity
- a town that dates from antiquity
- a castle of great antiquity
- a museum of Greek antiquities
- the study of Germanic antiquities
- records left by antiquity
The town dates from antiquity.
A palace stood here in antiquity.
a museum of Roman antiquities
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: ancient times
: very great age
antiquities : objects from ancient times
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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