The Curious Chronicle Of The Letter CRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Learn The Strange Link Between The Letters C And GCan you imagine a world in which the sounds of G and C were both represented by the letter C? Try to imacine it. Believe it or not, for much of their history, the sounds of C and G were represented by the same symbol. Eventually, however, both sounds received their own differentiated symbols. Both G and C have their origin in the Phoenician letter gimel, …
Origin of c.e.1
From the Latin word cāveat emptor may the buyer beware
Definition for c.e. (2 of 3)
Definition for c.e. (3 of 3)
Church of England.
(in the) Common Era.
Corps of Engineers.
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Word Origin and History for c.e.
as an abbreviation for "Common Era" or "Christian Era," and a non-Christian alternative to A.D., attested from 1838 in works on Jewish history. Companion B.C.E. is attested from 1881.
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