Examples of relic in a Sentence
a crude stone ax and other relics of the Neanderthals
in my grandparents' attic are many “groovy” relics from the 1960s
Recent Examples of relic from the Web
The lawmaker was referring to relics in the coast of West Africa where people were enslaved and sold to the Americas.
Among the city's top attractions, this original museum includes artifacts and relics of Alaska's incredible history that will delight history and aviation buffs.
The tape itself – dubbed 1 Night in Paris by its distributor — became an instant sensation, and later, a pop culture relic.
Lara is looking for a relic called the Key of Chak Chel in Latin America.
On the cell walls Kushner glimpsed pictures of Harley-Davidsons, relics of a former life.
The artform, like so many relics of antiquity, is now in a museum.
Earlier this year, London City Airport, near the Thames in the eastern part of the city, was shut down after a World War II relic, an 1,100-pound German bomb, was discovered during construction work.
It is filled with priceless art, one-of-a-kind objects and relics from a fascinating period in history.
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Origin and Etymology of relic
RELIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of relic for English Language Learners
: something that is from a past time, place, culture, etc.
: an object (such as a piece of clothing or the bone of a saint) that is considered holy
RELIC Defined for Kids
Definition of relic for Students
- They uncovered relics of an ancient city.
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