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- full form of AD
- ‘When Dionysius continues his table, he dates the years in the cycle from the incarnation of Christ (anno domini is Latin for "year of the lord").’
- ‘The counterpart to Anno Domini is B.C. for ‘Before Christ.’’
- ‘A.D. is a Latin abbreviation for Anno Domini, in the year of our Lord. A.D. is used with dates in the current era.’
- ‘The system of numbering years A.D. (for "Anno Domini", "in the year of Our Lord") began in the year 525.’
Advancing age.‘since retirement Anno Domini has restricted my activities’
Latin, ‘in the year of the Lord’.
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