date from (something)

date from (something)

To have originated in an earlier time period. This vase dates from the Victorian period.
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date from something

to have an existence that extends from a particular time. This building dates from the beginning of the last century. These books date from the 1920s.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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