immemorial

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From French immémorial

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immemorial

  1. That is beyond memory; ancient.
    The rocks had stood overlooking the valley since time immemorial.
    • 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter X
      Now, I still think that for this box of matches to have escaped the wear of time for immemorial years was a strange, and for me, a most fortunate thing.

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