Definition of diamond jubilee in English:

diamond jubilee


  • The sixtieth anniversary of a notable event, especially a sovereign's accession or the foundation of an organization.

    • ‘The live scenes at a battle front were enacted before an invited audience at the Pangode Military Centre the other day, by the 2 MAHAR Battalion, in connection with its diamond jubilee.’
    • ‘St Marys College Ballisodare are producing a book commemorating their diamond jubilee and would like past pupils or anyone with old photos or articles to send them to the school office this December.’
    • ‘The silver racehorse pepper pots, ridden by jockeys in the royal colours, are believed to have been commissioned to mark the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria.’
    • ‘The town hall clock was first rung on June 22, 1897 to mark the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria.’
    • ‘We wish them health and happiness for the future and look forward to their diamond jubilee.’
    • ‘Sister Monica Sloan, formerly of Glenloughan celebrated her diamond jubilee in Loughborough, England last week.’
    • ‘Harry and Bess Truman did not reach their diamond jubilee.’
    • ‘The group is now thriving again, planning to open a new cub pack and is already thinking about its diamond jubilee in 2008.’
    • ‘The first edition, published in 1987 to commemorate the school's diamond jubilee, was a humble, homemade type of book.’
    • ‘It is about eight-foot high, topped by a lump of quartzite, and bears a plaque commemorating the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897.’
    • ‘Within two years the band was back in the public eye as members played a fanfare from the top of Bretforton Church tower to mark the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria.’
    • ‘The Trefoil Guild, which celebrates its diamond jubilee this year, has 25,000 members nationwide, more than 60 of whom meet in York every month.’
    • ‘To mark the completion of Kalki's diamond jubilee a day-long function has been planned by the Kalki group of magazines.’
    • ‘A great great grandmother who was born one year after Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee is celebrating her 104th birthday.’
    • ‘A very private person, but with a huge capacity for pastoral concern and fair play, he celebrated the diamond jubilee of his priesthood on April 16 this year in a celebration surrounded by family and friends.’
    • ‘Teresa and Denis Dillane, Chapel Street, Tarbert celebrated the diamond jubilee of their wedding on St Patrick's Day.’
    • ‘The book grew out of Riverside's desire to have a history on the anniversary of its diamond jubilee.’
    • ‘The former President and long time staff member of St. Colman's College, Fr. Michael Lyons, will celebrate the diamond jubilee of his ordination to the priesthood on Friday 6th June.’
    • ‘City were scheduled to play against Joseph Rowntree School this afternoon to mark the school's diamond jubilee.’
    • ‘The group wants to hear from anyone who used to be a member or remembers any of the circle's many events as it prepares to celebrate its diamond jubilee.’


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