since time immemorial

since time immemorial

From a time long before one would be able to remember; since the distant past. Our family line has presided over this land since time immemorial. Giant sea turtles have been coming to this spot to mate since time immemorial.
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since time immemorial

since a very long time ago. (Literally, since time before recorded history.) My hometown has had a big parade on the Fourth of July since time immemorial. since time immemorial, the trees have blossomed each spring.
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since time immemorial

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from time immemorial

LITERARY
If you say that something has been happening since time immemorial or from time immemorial, you mean that it has been happening for many centuries. Thailand's central position in Southeast Asia has had a major effect on the art of the area since time immemorial. From time immemorial, we have danced to celebrate the sacred forces of Nature.
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from/since ˌtime immeˈmorial

from ancient times; from a very long time ago: The Barton family have lived in this village since time immemorial.
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References in classic literature ?
"This is the valley of love and peace and rest to which every Barsoomian since time immemorial has longed to pilgrimage at the end of a life of hate and strife and bloodshed," he replied.
'Even though in this country we do not recognise that religious belief, but it has existed since time immemorial,' he added.
Stanley Kenga Mbeo, vice chairman of Mijikenda Kaya elders from Kaya Ribe, said the rituals have been held since time immemorial during calamities to appease the gods and beg for blessings.
Noting that the peoples of the North Caucasus have lived in peace and friendship with Azerbaijan since time immemorial, Khizri Abakarov, Mayor of Derbent, said that relations with Azerbaijan are particularly valued in Dagestan.
The world has been facing the wrath of terrorists, marauders and anti-social elements since time immemorial. The state, politicians and businessmen have not met the demands of modern society with the requisite efficiency and promptness.
The citizens have praised the Ras Laffan administration for allowing people to enter the reserve to enjoy the landscape and search for truffles, a practice continuing in Qatar since time immemorial. The Ras Laffan Nature Reserve is rich in truffles popularly known as Alfaqaa in Qatar.
Summary: Kohima (Nagaland) [India], Dec13 (ANI): The people of Nagaland have been inherent beekeepers since time immemorial and it's a sustainable source of income for many villagers.
But it's wrong to objectify male actors - just because their female counterparts have been treated as eye-candy since time immemorial and are only starting to be paid the same wages.
The manoomin plant shapes the tribe's cultural, economic, and spiritual practices and has been present in Michigan's history since time immemorial. Barton's work covers the history of the sacred plant as well as the recent vanishing of wild rice from Michigan beds.
The elements known as Missionaries of the Dalai Lama are active in arousing anti-China sentiments and cordial relations subsisting between Nepal and China since time immemorial.
When African leaders convened a conference on malaria in Abuja in 2000, they said Africa has been with malaria since time immemorial, how come it is now an issue of global concern?
'Discrimination of women has been there since time immemorial. And it will be removed not by the women but the male members of the police force.
Recent archaeological finds confirm that bears have preoccupied the imaginations of humans and even neanderthals since time immemorial.
Well, of course, as with every other device to suck wealth out of the country and secrete it in the hands of the unscrupulous, it's not illegal, and this is the way our masters have behaved since time immemorial, what's to complain about?
Duterte would just be doing what the Supreme Court has been doing since time immemorial: Ignoring the Constitution whenever it's convenient to do so.