since time immemorial

since time immemorial
Since time immemorial
If something has happened since time immemorial, it's been going on for such a long time that nobody can remember a time without it.

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  • since time immemorial —    If something has happened since time immemorial, it s been going on for such a long time that nobody can remember a time without it.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If something has existed since time immemorial, it has been there for… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • since time immemorial — from/​since time immemorial phrase for an extremely long time the forces that have governed people’s lives from time immemorial Thesaurus: existing or continuing for a long timesynonym Main entry: immemorial …   Useful english dictionary

  • since time immemorial — from/since time immemorial literary for longer than anyone can remember. Her family had farmed that land from time immemorial …   New idioms dictionary

  • Since time immemorial —   If something has happened since time immemorialL, it s been going on for such a long time that nobody can remember a time without it …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • Time immemorial — is a phrase meaning time extending beyond the reach of memory, record, or tradition. The implication is that the subject referred to is, or can be regarded as, indefinitely ancient. The phrase is one of the few cases in the English Language where …   Wikipedia

  • Time immemorial — Immemorial Im me*mo ri*al, a. [Pref. im not + memorial: cf. F. imm[ e]morial.] Extending beyond the reach of memory, record, or tradition; indefinitely ancient; as, existing from time immemorial. Immemorial elms. Tennyson. Immemorial usage or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • time immemorial — Synonyms and related words: ancient history, ancient times, ancientness, and night, antiquity, day after day, distance of time, distant past, enduringly, for an age, for life, for long, hour after hour, interminably, long, long ago, long since,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • from time immemorial — from/​since time immemorial phrase for an extremely long time the forces that have governed people’s lives from time immemorial Thesaurus: existing or continuing for a long timesynonym Main entry: immemorial …   Useful english dictionary

  • from time immemorial — from/since time immemorial literary for longer than anyone can remember. Her family had farmed that land from time immemorial …   New idioms dictionary

  • From Time Immemorial — From Time Immemorial: The Origins of the Arab Jewish Conflict over Palestine is a 1984 book by Joan Peters about the constant presence of Jews in Palestine (Eretz Yisrael). The famous controversial issue in the book is the amount of modern Arab… …   Wikipedia

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