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Scopus

noun
  1. Mount Scopus a mountain in central Israel, east of Jerusalem: a N extension of the Mount of Olives; site of the Hebrew University (1925). Height: 834 m (2736 ft)
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Historical Examples of scopus

  • At the entrance of Scopus and his companions the proceedings were arrested.

    Beric the Briton

    G. A. Henty

  • "You don't feel that after the first minute or two," Scopus laughed.

    Beric the Briton

    G. A. Henty

  • He had no doubt that there was some truth in what Scopus said; his own experience in battle had shown him this.

    Beric the Briton

    G. A. Henty

  • "There is less honour in winning at wrestling and boxing than in the other contests," Scopus said.

    Beric the Briton

    G. A. Henty

  • Scopus, who slept in a cubicule leading off the great room, asked.

    Beric the Briton

    G. A. Henty