Learning English

Word: Facsimile

Facsimile (Noun)

Sentence with Context:

However, the Catacombs of Washington, D.C., aren’t quite as ancient as the name would suggest, and all but one of the graves are totally fake. They were built at the turn of the 20th century by a well meaning group of Franciscan monks who wanted to create a facsimile of the Holy Land for North Americans who couldn’t afford the trip overseas.

Source: www.atlasobscura.com

Meaning: An exact copy or reproduction of something (e.g.: a document or a painting)

Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?

“Facsimile” should remind you of “fake smile”. It looks like a smile but guess what: its fake!


Copy, Duplicate, Mimeograph, Photocopy



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