1790s

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 1790s the decade from 1790 to 1799
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Usage

In literature:

Probably less difficult to maneuver was the alcohol lamp first introduced in the 1790s.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
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In news:

The Best College Prank Of The 1790s (With Bats, Poop & Grass).
The 1790s As the 18th century winds down, Fredericksburg contends with local and national issues.
THE MERCHANTS of Fredericksburg in the 1790s were enjoying the fruits of free enterprise.
From the 1690s until the 1790s, both free and enslaved Africans were buried in a 6.6 acre burial ground in Lower Manhattan, outside the boundaries of the settlement of New Amsterdam, later known as New York.
CLARINGTON has existed since the late 1790s, but this weekend probably will be the first time in its more than 200-year history that a celebration will focus on a ball field and a boat in a book.
The gaslight was developed in the 1790s.
Am Houston grew up on the Tennessee frontier in the 1790s and early 1800s.
Turnpikes date to the 1790s, when the first major US toll road—the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike in Pennsylvania—was built.
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