Christian Era

[ kris-chuhn eer-uh, er-uh ]
/ ˈkrɪs tʃən ˈɪər ə, ˈɛr ə /

noun

the period since the assumed year of Jesus' birth.

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Origin of Christian Era

First recorded in 1650–60
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British Dictionary definitions for Christian Era

Christian Era

noun

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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