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jubilee year

noun
1.
jubilee (def 5a).
Origin of jubilee year
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English
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  • The prettiest entertainment of the jubilee year was, however, the Queen's garden-party.

    The Art of Entertaining M. E. W. Sherwood
  • In the jubilee year for which the positions of the stars have been computed.

    Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Vol I Edward Luther Stevenson
  • Several deputations from America called upon the king in the jubilee year.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
  • The jubilee year of our sovereign's reign is the jubilee year of this society.

    Sermons J. B. Lightfoot
  • During the jubilee year he excited the wonder of all Rome by decapitating a bull with a single stroke in one of these contests.

    Lucretia Borgia Ferdinand Gregorovius
  • The year 1880 was the jubilee year of the Church, being fifty years since it was organized.

  • This is the jubilee year, too, of the mildest and best reign of the Christian era.

    Field and Hedgerow Richard Jefferies
  • The Mosaic law, through the institution of the jubilee year, protests still more decidedly.

  • There can be no question that 'James Hepburn' is the most notable Scottish story that will be issued in the jubilee year.

  • It was this that gives eclat to the jubilee year, 1265, for it was in that year that the first Parliament convened.

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