noun, plural an·ni mi·ra·bi·les [ahn-nee mi-rah-bi-les; English an-ahy-muh-rab-uh-leez, an-ee] /ˈɑn ni mɪˈrɑ bɪˌlɛs; English ˈæn aɪ məˈræb əˌliz, ˌæn i/, Latin.
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Yet the scenery for this annus mirabilis production has always been rather flimsy.The Volgograd Bombings and the Return of Big Terror to Russia|Michael Weiss|January 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was an annus mirabilis for the hideous (Putin, Assad, Cyrus), an annus horribilis for just about everyone else.
Affleck later called the period the “annus horribilis of my life.”A Look Back at ‘Gigli,’ the Infamous Bennifer-Starring Film, on Its 10th Anniversary|Marlow Stern|August 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The incident caps an annus horribilis for the Spanish Royal Family.
Finally, last season, Idol's annus horribilis, the wheels fell off the cart entirely.
The Annus Mirabilis shows great command of expression, and a fine ear for heroic rhyme.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The year 1801, the first of the nineteenth century, was annus mirabilis in the industrial history of mankind.Twentieth Century Inventions|George Sutherland
Fenius Rufus loves him; the relatives of Annus are devoted to him altogether.Quo Vadis|Henryk Sienkiewicz
On the other hand, to alter the value of the word ἔτος or annus has been the resource of at least one modern philologist.Opuscula|Robert Gordon Latham
For several years after Annus Mirabilis, Dryden produced but little poetry apart from his dramas.The Age of Dryden|Richard Garnett
British Dictionary definitions for annus
noun plural anni mirabiles (ˈænaɪ mɪˈræbɪliːz)
Culture definitions for annus
A Latin expression meaning “miraculous year.” The term refers to a year in which an unusual number of remarkable things occurred: “The Waste Land and Ulysses both appeared in 1922, the annus mirabilis of modern literature.”