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British Museum

noun
1.
a national depository and museum in London, England, housing important collections in archaeology, art, and natural history.
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  • You can read up the subject for yourself at the British Museum.

    New Grub Street George Gissing
  • The British Museum Library's average was 8s 5d or about $2.00 per volume.

    A Book for All Readers Ainsworth Rand Spofford
  • For the moment they have managed to make the British Museum a sort of dog-in-the-manger.

    Travels in South Kensington Moncure Daniel Conway
  • The original still exists in the collection at the British Museum.

    Primitive Man Louis Figuier
  • She would go to a quiet little pension near the British Museum.

    The Rainbow D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • Copies of the maps are not rare, and can be seen at the British Museum and elsewhere.

    Maps of Old London Anonymous
  • Those marked with a cross you must read constantly and carefully at home, the others you must read at the British Museum.

    The Martian George Du Maurier
  • There is a printed copy of these notes in the British Museum, published 1795.

    Lives of Illustrious Shoemakers William Edward Winks
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British Museum

noun
1.
a museum in London, founded in 1753: contains one of the world's richest collections of antiquities and (until 1997) most of the British Library
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