Definition of Anno Domini

1. Adverb. In the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born. "In AD 200"

Exact synonyms: A.d., Ad



Definition of Anno Domini

1. Adverb. In the year of our Lord (often abbreviated A.D. or AD). ¹

2. Adverb. The current date era beginning approximately (#expr:(CURRENTYEAR)-1) years ago in the Gregorian calendar, based on the assumed birth of Jesus Christ. ¹

3. Adverb. Variant of anno Domini. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anno Domini

annihilatory
annis Domini
anniseed
anniseeds
annite
annites
anniversal
anniversall
anniversaries
anniversaries and special events
anniversarily
anniversary
anniverse
anniverses
anno
anno Domini (current term)
anno mundi
annodated
annoint
annointed
annointing
annoints
annomination
annominations
annonacin
annonas
annonin
annosity
annotate
annotated

Literary usage of Anno Domini

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1808)
"Rex, anno Domini 1422. On the weft fide five niches, four of which are filled, ... Rex, anno Domini 1508. On the north fide feven niches are filled, viz. i. ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1894)
"That on the 22d day ol January, anno Domini 1894, John Bonner, of the United ... That on the I4th day of March, anno Domini 1894, Elizabeth A. Agassiz, ..."

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