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annus horribilis

noun an·nus hor·ri·bi·lis \ˈa-nəs-hr-ˈi-bə-ləs, ˈä-\
plural an·ni hor·ri·bi·les\ˈa-ˌnī-hr-ˈi-bə-ˌlēz, ˈä-\

Definition of ANNUS HORRIBILIS

:  a disastrous or unfortunate year

Origin of ANNUS HORRIBILIS

New Latin, literally, horrible year
First Known Use: 1983

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