anno Domini
see also: anno domini, Anno Domini
  • (British) IPA: /ˈæn.əʊ ˈdɒ.mə.nɪ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈæn.oʊ ˈdɑ.mə.ni/

anno Domini

  1. The current date era beginning approximately 2000 years ago in the Gregorian calendar, based on the assumed birth of Jesus Christ.
Synonyms Antonyms
  • Before Christ
  • Before Common Era or Before Christian Era

anno domini
  1. Alternative spelling of anno Domini

Anno Domini

anno Domini

  1. In the year of our Lord (often abbreviated A.D. or AD).
    • 1620 — Mayflower Compact
      ''In Witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names at Cape Cod the eleventh of November, in the Reign of our Sovereign Lord, King James of England, France and Ireland, the eighteenth, and of Scotland the fifty-fourth. Anno Domini, 1620.
    • 1859 — Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
      The scene was Mr. Cruncher’s private lodging in Hanging-sword-alley, Whitefriars: the time, half-past seven of the clock on a windy March morning, Anno Domini seventeen hundred and eighty.
  • (in the year of our Lord) a.d., AD, A.D., CE, Common Era, in the year of our Lord
  • (in the year of our Lord) BC, BC, BCE
  • French: après Jésus-Christ (abbr. après JC, ap. J.-C., ap. JC, etc.)
  • German: im Jahr des Herrn (abbr. A.D.)
  • Italian: Anno Domini; dopo Cristo (abbr. d.C.)
  • Portuguese: depois de Cristo
  • Russian: на́шей э́ры
  • Spanish: después de Jesucristo (abbr. d. de J.C.), después de Cristo (abbr. d.C.)

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