Definition of civilization. Meaning of civilization. Synonyms of civilization
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Definition of civilization
civilizationHallstatt Hall"statt, Hallstattian Hall*stat"ti*an, a.
Of or pert. to Hallstatt, Austria, or the Hallstatt
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 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.
2. (Law) Rendering a criminal process civil. [Obs.]
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