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Common Era

[kom-uh n eer-uh, er-uh] /ˈkɒm ən ˈɪər ə, ˈɛr ə/
the period of time that begins with the year 1: a term often used by non-Christians to avoid the reference to Christ in Christian Era.
Abbreviation: C. E.
See also B.C.E (def 4). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Common Era

another name for Christian Era
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Common Era  
The period beginning with the year traditionally thought to have been birth of Jesus.
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