Definition of oracle bones in English:

oracle bones

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  • Bones used in ancient China for divination.
    More example sentences
    • The main principles for composing Chinese characters had already been established in inscriptions on oracle bones and shells.
    • In Figure 2, there are four fragments of oracle bones.
    • In timespan they range from 3000-year-old Chinese oracle bones, to a Korean electronic book produced in 2001.

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