Saturday, May 29, 2010
Definitions for epoch
- The beginning of a distinctive period in the history of anything.
- A particular period of time marked by distinctive features or events.
- A memorable date.
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Citations for epoch
As a result, lawmakers can now submit draft constitutional amendments to the Diet, a practice that had been frozen for three years since the national voting bill was enacted. This is an epoch-making event in the postwar history of our nation's constitutional politics.
Indeed, I've seen this epoch as an increasingly intimate collaboration between our biological heritage and a future that transcends biology.
Origin of epoch
Epoch has acquired a variety of precise meanings through the centuries: historical, in ancient Rome and Greece; geological and astronomical in modern times.