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The museum has an exact replica of the Rosetta Stone.
  a careful copy of something
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replica replicas
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  • The museum has an exact replica of the Rosetta Stone.
  • When the space shuttles stopped flying, the museum replaced their replica of a shuttle with a real one.
  • I saw a half scale replica of the Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas.
  • I begin to wonder if everything in this world, the world I’m stuck in, is just a replica, a cheap imitation of the real thing.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall

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  • In his hand he carried an iron replica of a skeptron, tipped by a circular metal ornament, into which a red jewel had been set.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • I spent the last afternoon of Before constructing a 1/10,000-scale replica of the Empire State Building from boxes of adult diapers.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • The glass balls are a replica of our solar system.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Imagine seeing yourself as a hundred-foot-tall bronze statue—a replica of your own magnificence, gleaming in the late afternoon light.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Perhaps it’s a replica."
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • The only buildings here were tiny log-and-mortar cabins, replicas of the army’s shelters.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Maniac Magee

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  • The model is a miniature of the city she kneels within, and contains scale replicas of the hundreds of houses and shops and hotels within its walls.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Everything looked like a painted replica of itself, fragile and distorted, like I was caught in a fun house hall of mirrors reflecting my regular world back to me.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Except for the putrid color of the walls and the name on the sign, it’s an exact replica of the last one I attended.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • Nothing to distinguish this house from the replicas of it on either side.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Apparently, he liked to tell stories in weird voices and spent years scratching out a replica of New York City’s skyline on the converted classroom’s blackboards.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • The replica was in eighteen-carat gold, and its presence struck the only note of bad taste in the house.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • At one time he wrapped pieces of colored tape around tree trunks and took photographs of them, at another he made a replica of a mold-covered loaf of bread that breathed in and out with the aid of a small electric motor.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Early archaeologists had poured plaster into the holes and made these casts—creepy replicas of Ancient Romans.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • And so very different from the smaller, mud-colored replica I remembered, adorning the fifth-floor diorama in the British Museum.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • The guard points to the gym floor, where someone spray painted a very poor replica of the Latino Blood symbol.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • She must be about nine and is almost an exact replica of Rue, down to the way she stands with her arms slightly extended.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • First a single store, then two, then four— exact replicas spreading across the country?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • Messalla proves most valuable because he lived in a near replica of this apartment and knows where people would be most likely to stash food.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • It was a clear, glassine chalice—an exact replica of the Mortal Cup, except that instead of being gold, it was carved of silvery-white adamas.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Some of the guys who had been in Afghanistan said it was just about a direct replica of the camp the United States destroyed after 9/11.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • They’ve got a replica of the Golden Fleece.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • It would help your story if you could turn it into a bungalow with fifty replicas alongside of it.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • So Len called the man who sold them for him, and who took commissions from select stores, and the wealthy people who ordered replicas of their own homes.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • A red holograph of Ra appeared—a miniature replica of the statue in the practice room.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • And it’s not a replica?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • She seemed content to stay quiet as they passed a massive ocean tank, home to a smaller replica of a sunken German submarine from World War II.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • Nico laid out a bunch of figurines in the snow—little battle replicas of Greek gods and heroes.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • A leather-bound Bible sat on Vetra’s desk beside a plastic Bohr model of an atom and a miniature replica of Michelangelo’s Moses.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • For a minute I thought it was the replica of a lounge in a guest house I visited once on an island off the coast of Maine.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • Hoisted into the air by his ankle, Harry hit a suit of armor and replicas burst out of it like white-hot bodies, filling the cramped space.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • We passed pyramids, a pirate ship, and the Statue of Liberty, which was a pretty small replica, but still made me homesick.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • The Queen Redd statue stood at the city’s western edge, where, from the observation deck, Dodge could gaze out through the eyes of this enormous agate replica at the city spread below.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • The boys put on dry clean clothes, which were exact replicas of the sopping clothes they were taking off.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • Percy imagined what that would be like: getting an apartment in this tiny replica of Rome, protected by the legion and Terminus the OCD border god.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • Two slides, a big swing set with half a dozen swings set at varying heights, a jungle gym, a tunnel made of cement rings, a sandbox, and a playhouse that was an exact replica of the Overlook itself.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • That September, in a vacant parking lot on the corner of Washington Boulevard and Hill Street in Los Angeles, Graham and his small team threw up a 480-foot-long circus tent, set out sixty-five hundred folding chairs, poured down acres of sawdust, hammered together a stage the size of a fairly spacious backyard, and stood an enormous replica of an open Bible in front of it.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • The other two black boys come two years later, coming to work only about a month apart and both looking so much alike I think she had a replica made of the one who came first.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • Here the Pakistani army produced replicas of aging Soviet tanks.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Momentarily shapeless, it writhed and then formed itself into a gleaming replica of a human hand, bright as moonlight, which soared downward and fixed itself upon Wormtails bleeding wrist.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Before a great window stood a large aquarium containing colored stones and a small replica of a feudal castle surrounded by goldfish that seemed to remain motionless despite the fluttering of their lacy fins, a momentary motionful suspension of time.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • They dealt in transformations; they suggested an endless series of possibilities, extending like the reflections in two mirrors set facing one another, stretching on, replica after replica, to the vanishing point.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • He really does want to fill the universe with a lot of loathsome little replicas of Himself-creatures, whose life, on its miniature scale, will be qualitatively like His own, not because He has absorbed them but because their wills freely conform to His.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Screwtape Letters
  • His present turned out to be a box of intricate plastic parts; the instructions on the box proclaimed that when they were properly assembled he would have an authentic miniature replica of a World War II submarine.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • This colossal edifice, located at 1733 Sixteenth Street NW in Washington, D.C., was a replica of a pre-Christian temple—the temple of King Mausolus, the original mausoleum . a place to be taken after death.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • She was a perfect replica of the beautiful dancers, dressed in a long, glittery gown with a pretty tortoise shell comb in her hair, from which cascaded a tiny, lacy mantilla.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
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