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Modern era   /mˈɑdərn ˈɛrə/   Listen
Modern era

noun
1.
The present or recent times.






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"Modern era" Quotes from Famous Books



... the more rapid emigration westward, the increase of the democratic spirit, and the beginning of the modern era with its strenuous materialistic trend in the administration of Andrew Jackson marked a great change in the development of the nation. The taking of our vast southwest territory from Mexico was an event second only in importance to ...
— History of American Literature • Reuben Post Halleck

... which brought me into a mystery not yet solved, the ending of which I fear to guess. In a modern era, when it is commonly supposed that skeletons no longer hang in closets, that day after day brings commonplace occurrences or, at the best, trivial abnormalities to be explained to-morrow, that romance is dead, it ...
— The Blue Wall - A Story of Strangeness and Struggle • Richard Washburn Child



Words linked to "Modern era" :   era, epoch, information age



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