dreamtime
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1896 the time of creation in the mythology of the Australian aborigines

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  • Dreamtime — Traumzeit (engl. Dreamtime) bezeichnet in der Mythologie der Aborigines die Zeit der Schöpfung. Die Traumzeit Legenden bilden ihre Schöpfungsgeschichte. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Etymologie 2 Darstellung 3 Literatur 4 Einzelnachweise …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dreamtime — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: probably translation of Australian alchera, alcheringa : the aboriginal time of creation in the mythology of the Australian natives : the mythical beginning time when all things were created, including the first human… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dreamtime — /dreem tuym /, n. the ancient time of the creation of all things by sacred ancestors, whose spirits continue into the present, as conceived in the mythology of the Australian Aborigines. Also called alcheringa, the dreaming. [1905 10; DREAM +… …   Universalium

  • Dreamtime — noun The time of the creation of the world, by the ancestors out of their own essence. Syn: Dreaming …   Wiktionary

  • Dreamtime — n. time of creation in the mythology of the Australian aborigines, time during which the earth was formed and living things were created …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dreamtime — (also Dreaming) noun another term for alcheringa …   English new terms dictionary

  • dreamtime — dream•time [[t]ˈdrimˌtaɪm[/t]] n. pan ant (among Australian Aborigines) the ancient time of the creation of all things by sacred ancestors Also called the dreaming. Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

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