Definition of edifices

Common misspellings:
  • edificies (0.0%)
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Examples of usage:
  1. From a distance it looks like fourteen enormous edifices put in line across the river each one of the fourteen high arches supporting the tracks is in truth a huge edifice - Holland, v. 1 (of 2) by Edmondo de Amicis

  2. I think then that all edifices calculated to produce an idea of the sublime ought rather to be dark and gloomy and this for two reasons the first is that darkness itself on other occasions is known by experience to have a greater effect on the passions than light - The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke

  3. Another popular architectural sculpture was the bird such as eagle which was set upon great Indian edifices - Virginia Architecture in the Seventeenth Century by Henry Chandlee Forman