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anno Domini

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adverb, often capitalized A an·no Do·mi·ni \ˌa-(ˌ)nō-ˈdä-mə-nē, -ˈdō-, -ˌnī\

Definition of anno Domini

  1. —used to indicate that a time division falls within the Christian era



Origin of anno domini

Medieval Latin, in the year of the Lord


First Known Use: 1512


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