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  • proper n. The period of time in Europe between the decline of the Roman Empire and the revival of letters (the Renaissance) or, according to Henry Hallam, the period beginning with the sixth and ending with the fifteenth century.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the period of time intervening between the decline of the Roman Empire and the revival of letters. Hallam regards it as beginning with the sixth and ending with the fifteenth century.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance


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