One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- full form of AD
- ‘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.’
- ‘The counterpart to Anno Domini is B.C. for ‘Before Christ.’’
- ‘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").’
Advancing age.‘since retirement Anno Domini has restricted my activities’
Latin, ‘in the year of the Lord’.
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