date from

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Definition of date from

: to have been made in or to have come into being in (a certain time in the past) This bowl dates from the sixth century.

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“Date from.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/date%20from. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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