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Clearly, someone in the Lavigne camp figured out that remixing Rosetta Stone with an EDM beat would result in an insta-classic.Avril Lavigne’s Dumb ‘Hello Kitty’ Video Is Rife with Cultural Appropriation|Amy Zimmerman|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And to those who have ever attempted to practice the art, it is the Rosetta Stone of political humor.'Ask Not' Who Wrote JFK's Best Lines|Mark Katz|November 1, 2010|DAILY BEAST
In 1821 came the decipherment of the Rosetta Stone by Champollion, and this added a new zest to exploration and collecting.Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt|Lewis Spence
In Egypt we have had the luck to stumble on a clew, the Rosetta Stone, which makes the ancient writing fairly clear.
That had become a language to which he had found the Rosetta Stone; it was as plain to him now as Roman text.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
This strong similitude,—as a Rosetta-stone,—led us to the first translation of the Architectural wonders.
Almost as interesting as the Rosetta Stone itself is the story of its discovery.
British Dictionary definitions for Rosetta stone
Cultural definitions for Rosetta stone
A stone discovered in Egypt (see also Egypt) in the late eighteenth century, inscribed with ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and a translation of them in Greek. The stone proved to be the key to understanding Egyptian writing.