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Word: rebus

Definition: representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.


Sentences Containing 'rebus'

(Although, in contradiction to de Tuy's account, Rodrigo of Toledo's "Historia de rebus Hispaniae" maintains that Toledo was "almost of completely empty from its inhabitants", not because of Jewish treachery, but because "many had fled to Amiara, others to Asturias and some to the mountains", following which the city was fortified by a militia of Arabs and Jews (3.24).

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