Definition of Civilization. Meaning of Civilization. Synonyms of Civilization

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Definition of Civilization

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Hallstatt Hall"statt, Hallstattian Hall*stat"ti*an, a. Of or pert. to Hallstatt, Austria, or the Hallstatt civilization. Hallstatt, or Hallstattian, civilization, a prehistoric civilization of central Europe, variously dated at from 1000 to 1500 b. c. and usually associated with the Celtic or Alpine race. It was characterized by expert use of bronze, a knowledge of iron, possession of domestic animals, agriculture, and artistic skill and sentiment in manufacturing pottery, ornaments, etc. The Hallstattian civilization flourished chiefly in Carinthia, southern Germany, Switzerland, Bohemia, Silesia, Bosnia, the southeast of France, and southern Italy. --J. Deniker. H. epoch, the first iron age, represented by the Hallstatt civilization.
Civilization
Civilization Civ`i*li*za"tion, n. [Cf. F. civilisation.] 1. The act of civilizing, or the state of being civilized; national culture; refinement. Our manners, our civilization, and all the good things connected with manners, and with civilization, have, in this European world of ours, depended for ages upon two principles -- . . . the spirit of a gentleman, and spirit of religion. --Burke 2. (Law) Rendering a criminal process civil. [Obs.]

Meaning of Civilization from wikipedia

-  A civilization (or civilisation) is a complex society that is characterized by urban development, social stratification, a form of government, and symbolic...
- A cradle of civilization is any location where civilization is understood to have independently emerged. According to current thinking, there was no single...
- Sid Meier's Civilization VI is a turn-based strategy 4X video game developed by Firaxis Games, published by 2K Games, and distributed by Take-Two Interactive...
- The Minoan civilization was a Bronze Age Aegean civilization on the island of Crete and other Aegean Islands, whose earliest beginnings were from c. 3500...
- The Etruscan civilization (/ɪˈtrʌskən/) of ancient Italy covered a territory, at its greatest extent, of roughly what is now Tuscany, western Umbria, and...
- The Kardashev scale is a method of measuring a civilization's level of technological advancement based on the amount of energy it is able to use. The measure...
- Sid Meier's Civilization V is a 4X video game in the Civilization series developed by Firaxis Games. The game was released on Microsoft Windows in September...
- The Maya civilization (/ˈmaɪə/) was a Mesoamerican civilization developed by the Maya peoples, and noted for its logosyllabic script—the most sophisticated...
- Civilization, Upended by Climate Change". New York Times. LiveScience. Retrieved 29 May 2012. Charles Choi (29 May 2012). "Huge Ancient Civilization's...
- Aegean civilization is a general term for the Bronze Age civilizations of Greece around the Aegean Sea. There are three distinct but communicating and...