Definition of Hilary term
1 chiefly British a : the term from January 11 to 31 during which the superior courts of England were formerly open — compare easter term, michaelmas term b less commonly hilary sitting : the sitting of the High Court of Justice of England between January 11 and the Wednesday before Easter
2 chiefly British : the second academic term in a British university beginning in mid January and ending before Easter
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Origin and Etymology of hilary term
after St. Hilary
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