- an appointed year or other period, ordinarily every 25 years (ordinary jubilee ), in which a plenary indulgence is granted upon repentance and the performance of certain religious acts.
- a period of time (extraordinary jubilee ) declared by the pope as a time of rejoicing, as for an anniversary, when a plenary indulgence is granted upon repentance and the performance of certain religious acts.
- Also called jubilee indulgence. the plenary indulgence granted during such a period.
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One of those players is named Wayne Gretzky — he had six such seasons for the Edmonton Oilers before his silver jubilee, good for top marks — and the other is named Connor McDavid, who also happens to be an Oiler.Connor McDavid Is One Of The Best Young Players In NHL History. The Oilers Are Squandering Him.|Terrence Doyle|May 26, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
That’s why this weekend, the makeup leader is teaming up with Patty Delgado, founder and designer of Hija de Tu Madre and Julissa Prado, CEO and founder of Rizos Curls, for a virtual jubilee titled Jefacon.
In her Silver Jubilee speech she said that while she understood independence aspirations, she wanted to see the UK remain united.How the Queen ‘Purred’ With Pleasure at Scottish Referendum Result|Tom Sykes|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the song's music video, Jubilee featured boys and girls backing it up—just as he had described.
DJ Jubilee dropped the work in his song 1993 classic “Do the Jubilee All.”
Plus, when we were shooting, it was the time of the Olympics and then the Diamond Jubilee, so he was very busy.The Beatles’ Secretary, Good Ol’ Freda, Breaks Silence in Exclusive SXSW Interview|Marlow Stern|March 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In her annual Christmas speech, the Queen spoke warmly about her own jubilee and the success of the London Olympics.
Ive traded and sold everything from a thousand cattle to peddling collar-buttons at the Queens Jubilee.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
The long looked-for jubilee morning had dawned, and we were to her God's messengers, bringing the glad tidings.
It was a day of jubilee to the colored people, who swarmed out from their cabins and appropriated the plunder.
They found the horse dead and never thought bout him having him out at the jubilee.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
There can be no question that 'James Hepburn' is the most notable Scottish story that will be issued in the jubilee year.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.|Solomon Maimon