Definitions of civilisation

  1. a particular society at a particular time and place; "early Mayan civilization" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Act of civilising; state of being civilised. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Usage examples for civilisation

  1. How different from the civilisation of modern times! – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. He wanted to be alone, away from the influences of civilisation and the sight of European faces, away from the memory of the past and the nightmare of recent events. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young