anno Domini

[an-oh dom-uh-nahy, -nee, ah-noh]

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British Dictionary definitions for anno domini

anno Domini


the full form of AD


informal advancing old age

Word Origin for anno Domini

Latin: in the year of our Lord

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Word Origin and History for anno domini

Anno Domini

1570s, Latin, literally "in the year of (our) Lord."

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