1870s

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 1870s the decade from 1870 to 1879
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Usage

In literature:

In the 1870s, I traveled a Mississippi that had never known Grant's gunboats.
"The Big Time" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
By the early 1870s the seeds of revolution were sown as Bulgarians won some political victories over their conquerors.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Dating from the early 1870s, the Improved Common Sense machine is about 10 inches in width, two inches larger than the New England machine.
"The Invention of the Sewing Machine" by Grace Rogers Cooper
Bathing mantles like those of the 1870s were still being worn by the late 19th century and these were frequently trimmed with colored braid.
"Women's Bathing and Swimming Costume in the United States" by Claudia B. Kidwell
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In news:

When The First Summer People Came To Southampton In The 1870s .
Inc modernizes 1870s Brooklyn brownstone.
Yet, a commercial fishing industry did not develop in the Santa Barbara area until the 1870s.
The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s and 1870s, but Russia's hold on Central Asia weakened following the Revolution of 1917.
Photo by Robert Millard THE THEATRICAL DIMENSION Nearly a century separates the two beguilements installed at the Music Center in recent weeks: Giuseppe Verdi's Aida of the 1870s and Luciano Berio's Laborintus II of 1965.
George Inn during the 1870s.
1870s-era ship exposed as water levels recede.
While canned tuna was found in France since the 1870s, it was virtually unknown in the United States until the early 20th century.
Ralston in the 1870s, he was fascinated by the similarities and differences among these tales and the better-known Anderson and Grimm tales.
Macy's, which began creating Christmas windows in the 1870s, was the first department store to do so.
All three floors will be open at the home that was built in the mid-1870s by Chico founder John Bidwell.
From the Populists to the Progressives to the Ross Perot supporters, a "keep the big shots honest" mantra has fueled protests from the left and right since the Great Deflation of the 1870s.
Join children on the White House lawn, where eggs have been rolling every Easter season since the 1870s.
1870s baptistry unearthed at Provo Tabernacle.
Its roots trace back to the 1870s, two decades before Utah became a state.
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In science:

From a census of forty copies, we can distinguish three different editions of von Staudt’s Geometrie der Lage: the first of 1847 and two undated ones from the 1870’s.
Publication history of von Staudt's Geometrie der Lage
Raymond Clare Archibald at Brown University has already noted that another undated edition of the Geometrie appeared probably in the late 1870’s.
Publication history of von Staudt's Geometrie der Lage
Looking at other books by the same publishers, one finds that the firm of Bauer und Raspe was active in N¨urnberg from the 1830’s to the early 1870’s, while Korn was active from mid-1870’s to the 1930’s.
Publication history of von Staudt's Geometrie der Lage
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