miscellanea

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n miscellanea a collection containing a variety of sorts of things "a great assortment of cars was on display","he had a variety of disorders","a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Miscellanea A collection of miscellaneous matters; matters of various kinds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • miscellanea A collection of miscellaneous matters of any kind; specifically, a collection of miscellaneous literary compositions; miscellanies.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. See Miscellany

Usage

In literature:

Miscellanea, including all that is likely to interest the informed and intelligent.
"Notes & Queries, No. 45, Saturday, September 7, 1850" by Various
Even in his much-belauded `Miscellanea' was every point tenable?
"Romola" by George Eliot
Jacquin, N. I. Miscellanea Austriaca.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
His essays, entitled "Miscellanea," were published in 1680 and 1692.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
MISCELLANEA GRAPHICA: a Collection of Ancient Mediaeval and Renaissance Remains, in the possession of the LORD LONDESBOROUGH.
"Notes and Queries, Number 239, May 27, 1854" by Various
For Statistics and Miscellanea: T.A.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
Among the miscellanea of church finance as concerning expenditure the following should, undoubtedly, have place.
"Bygone Church Life in Scotland" by Various
Miss Arnott glanced at it to see if among the miscellanea was the volume she was seeking.
"Miss Arnott's Marriage" by Richard Marsh
Miscellanea, including all that is likely to interest the informed and intelligent.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. V, Number 114, January 3, 1852" by Various
The Miscellanea is a book for the times, such as the Church always needs, and of which in later years we have sadly felt the want.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur
Petyt, W., Miscellanea Parliamentaria.
"The Mother of Parliaments" by Harry Graham
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In news:

John Middleton Murry, in his preface to this collection of Mansfield miscellanea, promises a further substantial publication of unpublished letters, this year or next.
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In science:

Lagrange Nouvelles recherches sur la nature et la propagation du son, Miscellanea Taurinensis, t.
Why Precision?
Abraham De Moivre, Miscellanea Analytica de Seriebus et Quadraturis, (London: J.
Shellsort with three increments
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