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western civilization

noun

the modern culture of Europe and North America; also, the study of this culture

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  • It also is a question which affects most seriously the interests of western civilization.

    Folkways

    William Graham Sumner
  • One of the glories of western civilization is its hospitals.

    Preaching and Paganism Albert Parker Fitch
  • Therefore whatever militates against the unity of western civilization destroys the possibility of social reform.

  • A Wanderjahr for the working-man would do much to cement the unity of western civilization.

  • Russia required no western civilization imported within her peaceful borders.

    Boris the Bear-Hunter Fred Whishaw
  • We talked a great deal about western civilization, and I was surprised to learn he was so well informed in everything.

    Two Years in the Forbidden City The Princess Der Ling
  • In other words, he simply advised the adoption of western civilization where it was an improvement on our own, and nothing more.

    Two Years in the Forbidden City The Princess Der Ling
  • In close connection with this educational influence is that of western civilization and Christian ideals.

  • In 1914 western civilization was threatened by a military autocracy centralized at Berlin.

    Psycho-Phone Messages Francis Grierson

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