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Noun1.1890s - the decade from 1890 to 18991890s - the decade from 1890 to 1899  
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
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Up until the 1890s the workingmen got the better end of the bargain when contracts were negotiated.
The eighth annual Fillmore Spring Railfest is a train ride back to the 1890s when passengers sang songs to pass the time and stopped at the Harvey House for home-cooked meals.
Noting that the Boxers did not arise where the impact of imperialism was greatest, he rejects explanations which link the Boxers to the aggressive imperialism of the late 1890s.
This massive reference, with nearly 15,000 entries pictured and priced, is a virtual history of all entertainment-related collectibles from the 1890s to the present day.
Whatever happens, there already are more wild blooms than there were last year - judged as possibly the worst showing in more than a century since an 1890s drought.
While such estimates could be fairly accurately acquired today through consumer spending surveys, this method is obviously not applicable to the 1890s.
American John Holland made a leap forward by moving from steam to a gasoline engine during the late 1890s.
Before that, he had worked at Felsenthal Plastics in Chicago, a molding shop started by his grandfather in the 1890s.
The award was given in recognition of PB's longstanding business ties to China, which date to the late 1890s, when the firm's founder, William Barclay Parsons, surveyed the route for a 1,600-kilometer (1,000-mile) railway between Hankow (Wuhan) and Canton (Guangzhou), a route that is still in use today.
By the 1890s, Canon City had grown from its original days of lawlessness to become one of the most agriculturally advanced areas in the country--only to see it end by the late 1940s.
Gwaenynog Hall, in Denbigh, was regularly visited by the author in the 1890s, with the gardens providing the inspiration for The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies.
Wagner, German Expressionist Prints showcases German art from the 1890s to the 1930s as housed in the acclaimed Marcia and Granvil Specks Collection noted in the annals of art history for the quality and breadth of its German Expressionist holdings.