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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishturn-of-the-centuryˌturn-of-the-ˈcentury adjective [only before noun]  existing or happening around the beginning of a century, especially the beginning of the 20th centuryfin de siècle narrow turn-of-the-century streets
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turn-of-the-centuryOther turn-of-the-century artists, easy to fake because their works were frequently not numbered, were also produced there.Each of them is part and parcel of the turn-of-the-century crisis in the hegemony of the bourgeoisie.The latest proposal is for a £2.5m superstore on the site of Craiglea, an 11-bedroom turn-of-the-century guest house.The company have retained the leisurely atmosphere of the turn-of-the-century light railway being situated off the major tourist circuits.Turn-of-the-century New Orleans was a fascinating mix of cultures.Both are inner-city areas, with tall residential buildings and workplaces lining narrow turn-of-the-century streets.A girl screamed, and a masked man ran through the bar, pursued by two cops in turn-of-the-century uniforms.
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