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Definition a careful copy of something
  • 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.
  • A full-sized replica is being built at the Mystic Seaport Museum and supported by Amistad America.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Replicas exist all over the world.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Except for its larger size to accommodate both age and portliness of better living, it was a replica of the shirt he had worn in 1957.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • 22 caliber, lightweight replicas, except in bore, of the big frontier .
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • The street she was looking for was three turnings past the tube station, itself another replica.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • It would help your story if you could turn it into a bungalow with fifty replicas alongside of it.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • 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 Hidden Oracle
  • "We made the replica arm out of biogenetic matrix," the Director explained.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • The white cottages around the hospital were replicas of those at Saranac, with the same airy porches and trundle beds.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • It's a replica of a famous dagger—the Topkapi Dagger, given as a gift to the shah of Persia.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • If it did, however, it would have continued with its own, plus replicas of the four operators', at least for a while.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • 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
  • Why has the TechnoCore built a replica of Rome in the Hercules Cluster?
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mostly replicas, harmless simulations, but some of the genuine article.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death

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