/ (ænˈtɪkwɪtɪz) /

pl n
  1. remains or relics, such as statues, buildings, or coins, that date from ancient times

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How to use antiquities in a sentence

  • Rouen is interesting for its antiquities, including several venerable and richly adorned Churches which I had no time to visit.

    Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
  • This library is considered the most valuable and extensive in American history and antiquities, ever collected.

  • He edited nearly forty works, some of them classics, but principally relative to ancient English history and antiquities.

  • Thomas Moule died in London, aged 67; a well known writer to the extent of many volumes on topographic and heraldic antiquities.

  • One danger was past, but the next minute Mr. Harrison opened his Smith's 'antiquities' at the page where stood the black witness.

    The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge