Christian Era

[kris-chuh n eer-uh, er-uh]

Origin of Christian Era

First recorded in 1650–60
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British Dictionary definitions for christian era

Christian Era

noun
  1. the period beginning with the year of Christ's birth. Dates in this era are labelled ad, those previous to it bcAlso called: Common Era
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