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"I don’t know what they did," Deborah said, "but it all sound like Jurassic Park to me."
Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  a geologic period that began roughly 200 million years ago and ended roughly 150 million years ago; dinosaurs, conifers
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  • "I don’t know what they did," Deborah said, "but it all sound like Jurassic Park to me."
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • It was the size of a dinner plate and had not existed on the earth since the Jurassic period.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • It may be that he swept back into the past, and fell among the blood-drinking, hairy savages of the Age of Unpolished Stone; into the abysses of the Cretaceous Sea; or among the grotesque saurians, the huge reptilian brutes of the Jurassic times.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • A Jurassic turtle.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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  • The sheet of water, lying at a tolerably great depth underground, but already sounded by two bores, is furnished by the layer of green clay situated between the chalk and the Jurassic lime-stone; this layer may be represented by a disk five and twenty leagues in circumference; a multitude of rivers and brooks ooze there; one drinks the Seine, the Marne, the Yonne, the Oise, the Aisne, the Cher, the Vienne and the Loire in a glass of water from the well of Grenelle.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • I feel all shaky and awed, like Laura Dern in Jurassic Park when she sees the dinosaurs for the first time.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • She remembered combing his hair and packing a sandwich in a Jurassic Park lunch box on his first day of kindergarten.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Best of Me
  • By now, David had released the pinlegs, which promptly moved away to settle on the fireplace mantel like some glistening Jurassic horror.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • For these are the last remaining members of a race that flourished over four continents as far back in geologic time as the upper Jurassic period.
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley
  • They had flourished as the dominant life form on the planet in the Jurassic, 190 million years ago.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park

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  • His stunned mind made academic associations: North American herbivores, late Jurassic horizon.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Over the path, a crude band-painted sign read: "Welcome to Jurassic Park."
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • IAN MALCOM Jurassic Park They moved into a green tunnel of overarching palms leading toward the main visitor building.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • These are authentic Jurassic ferns, of course.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • That’s where you’ll all be staying here in Jurassic Park.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • What’s the difference between Cretaceous and Jurassic?
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • No, Dad, Jurassic is older.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • He was the head of public relations for Jurassic Park, and he had much to prepare between now and the opening, a year away.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • "Jurassic atmosphere," Grant said.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • It’s the only way to replace stock in Jurassic Park.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • "All the animals in Jurassic Park are female," Wu said, with a pleased smile.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • They can only live here in Jurassic Park.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • But the fact was that, after five long years, Jurassic Park was nearing completion, and John Hammond lust wasn’t listening to him any more.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • JURASSIC PARK
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • What is it, Jurassic?
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • But if planting deadly ferns at poolside was any indication, then it was clear that the designers of Jurassic Park had not been as careful as they should have been.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Well, we want Jurassic Park to be as real an environment as possible-as authentic as possible-and the procompsognathids are actual scavengers from the Jurassic period.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Well, we want Jurassic Park to be as real an environment as possible-as authentic as possible-and the procompsognathids are actual scavengers from the Jurassic period.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • The basic event that has occurred in Jurassic Park is that the scientists and technicians have tried to make a new, complete biological world.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Which is precisely what Jurassic Park is not.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Jurassic Park is not the real world.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • By his side, a woman was passing out pith helmets with "Jurassic Park" labeled on the headband, and a little blue dinosaur logo.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • They heard a fanfare of trumpets, and the interior screens flashed WELCOME TO JURASSIC PARK.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • The veterinary scientists here at Jurassic Park think it may be a fungus, or an allergy.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • The Land Cruisers continued onward, moving south through Jurassic Park.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • For the past two years, Arnold’s job had been to get Jurassic Park up and running.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • You’ve got to realize that, from an engineering standpoint, Jurassic Park is by far the most ambitious theme park in history.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • "If you look to your left," said the voice, "you will see the dome of the Jurassic Park aviary, which is not yet finished for visitors."
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • The whole landscape of Jurassic Park was bathed in soft light, with lengthening shadows.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • This was the first time that visitors had toured Jurassic Park, and Muldoon shared Arnold’s apprehension.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Then, a year ago, he was offered a job as game warden of Jurassic Park.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Similarly, he knew that Jurassic Park’s problems were not fundamental problems.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • "The stegosaurs are a mid-Jurassic animal, evolving about a hundred and seventy million years ago," the recording said.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Several of these remarkable herbivores live here at Jurassic Park-
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • The problems with the security system were high on Jurassic Park’s bug list.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • It was blackmail, and in the end Nedry had been forced to eat his overages on Jurassic Park and to make the changes that Hammond wanted.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • And able to say that he could indeed get past Jurassic Park security.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • You know, Jurassic Park’s really made for children.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • We have already leased a large tract in the Azores, for Jurassic Park Europe.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • And you know we long ago obtained an island near Guam, for Jurassic Park Japan.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Jurassic [6] , Cretaceous [7] , Mesozoic [8] , Cambrian [9]
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