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denomination
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Gulliver`s Travels
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denomination
Used in
Gulliver`s Travels
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  • He showed me also, in one of his books, the figures of the sun, moon, and stars, the zodiac, the tropics, and polar circles, together with the denominations of many plains and solids.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As every person called up made exactly the same appearance he had done in the world, it gave me melancholy reflections to observe how much the race of human kind was degenerated among us within these hundred years past; how the pox, under all its consequences and denominations had altered every lineament of an English countenance; shortened the size of bodies, unbraced the nerves, relaxed the sinews and muscles, introduced a sallow complexion, and rendered the flesh loose and rancid.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the Baptist denomination
as in: bills of a large denomination
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