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Noun1.1780s - the decade from 1780 to 17891780s - the decade from 1780 to 1789  
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
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IN the 1780s, a collection of Georgian townhouses was home to The George Hotel, occupying one of the most prestigious addresses in Edinburgh.
From the 1780s, when a watershed national land credit policy was established, to the postwar foundations of our current housing finance system, American Bonds examines the evolution of securitization and federal credit programs.
Measuring 24 by 30 inches (60 by 76 cm), the Sussex Declaration is thought to date to the 1780s and most likely was written in New York or Philadelphia.
He covers back to the 1780s, battleground Nietzsche, poetics at the Zero Hour, and Being and Time as an old-fashioned book.
Historians refer to the 1780s as the "critical period" for the American experiment in republican government.
The approximately 8,000 items in the collection mostly date from the 1770s and 1780s and feature drafts of and notes on the Treaty of Paris; diplomatic correspondence with John Adams, King George III, Thomas Jefferson, and others; notes on his scientific observations, such as electricity; and more.
Built in the 1780s by the son of a wealthy lawyer, the property was bought by Pembrokeshire Council in the early 1950s and was used as a retirement home until as late as 2010.
The church had wall paintings by Swedish artist Thomas Kiempe from the 1780s and Sigurd Wettenhovi-Aspa from 1892.
One newspaper correspondent, writing in the early 1780s, urged 'all men to laugh this new folly out of practice as speedily as possible.' James Sadler, the hero of this charming book, was never likely to follow such grumpy advice.
By the early 1780s, the language of politics was inseparable from the world of fashion, as Thomas Crow demonstrated with the relationship between art and politics in Emulation: Making Artists for Revolutionary France (1995).
BOX SET POLDARK 12, 464mins A speedy DVD release for the hit BBC series, set in the 1780s and starring Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark, back from the American Revolution to find his beloved Cornwall in hard times.