Saint Barthélemy, my annual winter respite, is my favorite of the Caribbean islands.
He never attended the large annual antiabortion rallies in Lafayette Park across the White House, always phoning in.
The occasion was the annual dinner of the Emergency Civil Liberties Committee, a very big organization at the time.
Statement of President Barack Obama Upon Being Awarded The First annual Golden Obama.
New homes sales, reported Monday, soared 18.6 percent from April, and were at the highest annual rate since 2008.
The next annual meeting took place in Richmond, Dec. 3, 4, 1890.
Such, at least, was my luck when starting for my annual French tour in 1887.
If it is desired, however, to keep the old top, it will be best to cut back the annual growth heavily at the winter pruning.
Then he added, "I must go down to thank Dixon; I guess this is his annual day for smiling."
He makes an annual or biennial report, showing the financial condition of the State.
late 14c., from Old French annuel (12c.) or directly from Late Latin annualem (nominative annualis), corresponding to Latin annalis as adjective form of annus "year," from PIE *at-no-, from root *at- "to go," on notion of "period gone through" (cf. Sanskrit atati "goes, wanders," Gothic aþnam (dative plural) "year," Oscan akno- "year, holiday, time of offering"). Used of plants since 1710.
c.1400, originally "service commemorating the anniversary of a person's death," from annual (adj.). By 1824 as short for annual plant.
Adjective Completing a life cycle in one growing season.
Noun An annual plant. Annuals germinate, blossom, produce seed, and die in one growing season. They are common in environments with short growing seasons. Most desert plants are annuals, germinating and flowering after rainfall. Many common weeds, wild flowers, garden flowers, and vegetables are annuals. Examples of annuals include tomatoes, corn, wheat, sunflowers, petunias, and zinnias. Compare biennial, perennial.