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  • noun Plural form of iguanodon.


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  • Even the dinosaurs had more fight in them—the way those iguanodons marshaled their forces, he said wistfully.

    Blood Lite II: Overbite Kevin J. Anderson 2010

  • Since 1988 Martin Lockley of the University of Colorado has been finding "megatracksites," footprints that may mark dinosaur migrations of hundreds or thousands of miles, such as one made by 20-foot-long iguanodons from Denver to New Mexico 100 million years ago.

    New Theories And Old Bones Reveal The Lifestyle Of The Dinosaur 2008

  • Whatever the reason, the survivors quickly diversified into giant four-legged sauropods, biped carnivores and iguanodons.

    New Theories And Old Bones Reveal The Lifestyle Of The Dinosaur 2008

  • The water now before us appears but a ladleful; yet extending our view to its unfathomable depths, the largest tortoises, iguanas, iguanodons, dragons, fishes, and turtles, are produced in it, articles of value and sources of wealth abound in it.

    The doctrine of the mean Confucius 2004

  • I enjoyed the meal and I enjoyed the talk, but I could not sleep peacefully for being chased in my dreams by pterodactyls, dinosaurs, and iguanodons, besides a great many horrible creatures whose names I have forgotten.

    Letters of a Woman Homesteader Elinore Pruitt Stewart

  • I could see at my very feet the glade of the iguanodons, and farther off was a round opening in the trees which marked the swamp of the pterodactyls.

    The Lost World 1912

  • August the twenty-eighth -- the day we saw five live iguanodons in a glade of Maple White Land.

    The Lost World 1912

  • THE darkness of the forest had been alarming, but even worse was the white, still flood of moonlight in the open glade of the iguanodons.

    The Lost World 1912

  • If, as Lord John said, the glade of the iguanodons will remain with us as a dream, then surely the swamp of the pterodactyls will forever be our nightmare.

    The Lost World 1912

  • There was the swamp of the pterodactyls upon my left; there in front of me was the glade of the iguanodons.

    The Lost World 1912


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