Definition of Time immemorial

1. Noun. The distant past beyond memory.

Exact synonyms: Time Out Of Mind
Generic synonyms: Past, Past Times, Yesteryear



Definition of Time immemorial

1. Noun. Time that extends beyond memory or record. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Time Immemorial

time deposit account
time difference
time dilatation
time dilation
time domain
time domains
time draft
time exposure
time factors
time flies
time flies when you're having fun
time frame
time frames
time heals all wounds
time horizon
time immemorial (current term)
time interval
time is money
time is of the essence
time killer
time killers
time lag
time lapse
time limit
time line
time lines
time loan
time lock
time locks
time machine

Literary usage of Time immemorial

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1. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"... mummers from time immemorial, has been the representation of a species of drama, which embodies the time-honoured legend of St George and the dragon, ..."

2. The Lancet (1842)
"Tbe other three classes he supposes to have existed from time immemorial, and to be curable without the aid of mercury. But as I shall have frequently to ..."

3. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted: To by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"The synonym of this phrase is " time immemorial " : " the expression Time Immemorial,' or 'Time whereof the ..."

4. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"... more attractive to cultivators, that it is difficult to keep the inhabitants of the valley to the tract that they have occupied from time immemorial. ..."

5. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Supplementary Volume[s]. by John Lawson Stoddard (1903)
"This last abode and burial-place of the Tyrolese missionary has been from time immemorial identified INTERIOR OF THE CHURCH. with -the little Church of St. ..."

6. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1903)
"This last abode and burial-place of the Tyrolese missionary has been from time immemorial identified ..."

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