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Meaning of "Ashmolean Museum" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

Named after Elias Ashmole (1617–92), English antiquary who donated the first collection.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

Ashmolean Museum  [æʃˈməʊlɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

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Ashmolean Museum is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum

The Ashmolean Museum on Beaumont Street, Oxford, England, is the world's first university museum. Its first building was built in 1678–1683 to house the cabinet of curiosities that Elias Ashmole gave to the University of Oxford in 1677. The museum reopened in 2009 after a major redevelopment. In November 2011 new galleries focusing on Egypt and Nubia were also unveiled.

Definition of Ashmolean Museum in the English dictionary

The definition of Ashmolean Museum in the dictionary is a museum, attached to Oxford University and founded in 1683, noted for its paintings and archaeological collections.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM


aeolian
iːˈəʊlɪən
Anatolian
ˌænəˈtəʊlɪən
Australian
ɒˈstreɪlɪən
Boolean
ˈbuːlɪən
capitolian
ˌkæpɪˈtəʊlɪən
chameleon
kəˈmiːlɪən
Chilean
ˈtʃɪlɪən
creolian
kriːˈəʊlɪən
Eolian
iːˈəʊlɪən
hypoaeolian
ˌhaɪpəʊiːˈəʊlɪən
mammalian
mæˈmeɪlɪən
Maximilian
ˌmæksɪˈmɪlɪən
mongolian
mɒŋˈɡəʊlɪən
napoleon
nəˈpəʊlɪən
Orwellian
ɔːˈwɛlɪən
Sicilian
sɪˈsɪlɪən
simoleon
sɪˈməʊlɪən
skolion
ˈskəʊlɪən
Strombolian
strɒmˈbəʊlɪən
Wesleyan
ˈwɛzlɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

Ashkhabad
ashlar
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ashlaring
ashler
ashless
Ashley
ashman
ashmen
ashore
ashplant
ashraf
ashram
ashrama
ashramite
Ashtanga yoga
Ashton
Ashton-under-Lyne
Ashtoreth

WORDS THAT END LIKE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

British Museum
coliseum
colosseum
Fitzwilliam Museum
Guggenheim Museum
Imperial War Museum
museum
Pitt-Rivers Museum
Rijksmuseum
Science Museum
Victoria and Albert Museum
wax museum

Synonyms and antonyms of Ashmolean Museum in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Ashmolean Museum» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

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Translator English - Chinese

阿什莫林博物馆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Ashmolean Museum
570 millions of speakers

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Ashmolean Museum
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Ashmolean संग्रहालय
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

متحف أشموليان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Музей Ашмола
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Ashmolean Museum
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অ্যাশমোলিয়ান যাদুঘর
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Translator English - French

Ashmolean Museum
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Muzium Ashmolean
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ashmolean Museum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アシュモリアン美術館
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

애슈 몰린 박물관 (Ashmolean Museum)
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Museum Ashmolean
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Bảo tàng Ashmolean
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அஸ்மலியன் அருங்காட்சியகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अश्मोलीयन म्युझियम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ashmolean Müzesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Ashmolean Museum
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Muzeum Ashmolean
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

музей Ашмола
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Muzeul Ashmolean
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Ashmolean Museum
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Ashmolean Museum
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Ashmolean Museum
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Ashmolean Museum
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Ashmolean Museum

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM»

The term «Ashmolean Museum» is quite widely used and occupies the 53.819 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Ashmolean Museum

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM»

Discover the use of Ashmolean Museum in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Ashmolean Museum and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Eighteenth-century French porcelain in the Ashmolean Museum
This book illustrates and discusses in detail over fifty of the most attractive, rare and important pieces in the collection, from eight known factories, including Vincennes/Sévres, St. Cloud, Chantilly, Mennecy and Villeroy.
Aileen Dawson, Ashmolean Museum, 1996
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Frames and framing: in the Ashmolean Museum
This book looks at frame history and design in the context of the Ashmolean Museum's collection of frames, and aims to provide a sense of the importance of the picture frame in the history of art as a whole.
Timothy J. Newbery, Ashmolean Museum, 2002
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Chinese paintings in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
The paintings include several works by early Qing (1644--1911) dynasty artists but its strength lies in the late Qing and twentieth-century paintings, which constitute one of the foremost collections of their type in Europe.
S. J. Vainker, Ashmolean Museum, 2000
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The Ashmolean Museum: complete illustrated catalogue of ...
Biographies of all known artists in the collection are also included, making this catalogue an invaluable reference work for specialist libraries, collectors and general readers alike.
Colin Harrison, Catherine Casley, Jon Whiteley, 2004
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Japanese paintings in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
This is the first comprehensive look at the Ashmolean Museum's significant Japanese painting collection, featuring works that range in date from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries, many of which are illustrated in colour.
Janice Katz, Oliver R. Impey, Ashmolean Museum, 2003
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Indian Art in the Ashmolean Museum
The Ashmolean's holdings of Indian art are the most extensive in Britain after the great London collections of the British Museum and the V&A. This book is arranged chronologically in three separate sections -- Hindu, Buddhist and Jain ...
James C. Harle, Ashmolean Museum, Andrew Topsfield, 1987
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Ancient Egypt And Nubia: In the Ashmolean Museum
This long-awaited publication provides a stimulating and comprehensive visual selection of primary objects, reflecting the range of media and artistic styles employed in over 5,000 years of Egyptian craftsmanship.
Helen Whitehouse, 2009
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Sylloge of Islamic coins in the Ashmolean Museum: The ...
This is another in a series from the Ashmolean Museum, renowned for its coin holdings and scholarship.
Norman D. Nicol, 2007
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Chinese bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum: an illustrated ...
Illustrated throughout from bronzes in the Ashmolean's collection, this book does not attempt a comprehensive history of bronze casting in China, but is intended to serve as an introduction to what is a complex but fascinating subject.
Helen Loveday, Ashmolean Museum, 1990
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Old master drawings from the Ashmolean Museum
This book catalogs a selection of 100 European drawings (each accompanied by a detailed description written by experts) from the Renaissance to the late eighteenth century drawn from the Ashmolean's acclaimed collection of master drawings.
Christopher White, Ashmolean Museum, Catherine Whistler, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Ashmolean Museum is used in the context of the following news items.
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Guerilla Light Art Hits European Central Bank, French Ministry Sacks …
For example, a Nazi-looted piece of Renaissance art, recently returned from the Ashmolean Museum to its rightful owners, will go up at ... «BLOUIN ARTINFO, Jul 15»
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Museum hands back Renaissance riches linked to Nazi looters
It was one of the greatest bequests the Ashmolean Museum had ever received: an exceptional collection of Renaissance and Baroque ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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LAPADA To Partner With Ashmolean Museum For Upcoming …
The Ashmolean Museum, which is the oldest public museum in Britain, houses the largest collection of drawings by Raphael, the most ... «ArtLyst, Jul 15»
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Hannah Rothschild in nepotism row at the National Gallery says …
Through the Rothschild Foundation, Jacob has made donations to the British Museum, the Royal Ballet School, Oxford's Ashmolean Museum, ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Art as therapy for victims of brain injuries
ART by people with brain injuries went on display for one night at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum. Sculpture, paintings, mosaics and textiles by ... «The Oxford Times, Jun 15»
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A Sleeper Awakened With Color
Although “Flaming June” was greatly admired in its day, and was displayed at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford from 1915 to 1928, thereafter it ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
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Historian finds some horrible names county parents chose …
According to legend, the sisters were used as models for the statues on top of the St Giles entrance to the Ashmolean Museum, symbolising the ... «Banbury Cake, Jun 15»
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"Very rare" examples of "huge wealth": Chatteris Museum's Bronze …
With help from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge, the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford and our Fenland partner museums at March, ... «Culture24, Jun 15»
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Being defaced: John Aubrey and the literary sketch
His own portrait, also by Cooper, was stolen from the Ashmolean Museum in his lifetime, along with another precious miniature by Nicholas ... «OUPblog, Jun 15»
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The Ruskin School Of Art Degree Show 2015: Highlights
The school continued its work in what became the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, moving to its current High Street site in 1975. «ArtLyst, Jun 15»

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