PHILOLOGY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PHILOLOGY
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 n.  study of language; investigation of language and its literature
Classic Sentence:
1  And yet the former history continues to be studied side by side with the laws of statistics, geography, political economy, comparative philology, and geology, which directly contradict its assumptions.
War and Peace 6 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER XII
2  In addition to the philological origins just indicated, slang possesses other and still more natural roots, which spring, so to speak, from the mind of man itself.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—ROOTS
Example Sentence:
1  The professor of philology advocated the use of Esperanto as an international language.