anno Domini

adverb, often capitalized A
an·​no Do·​mi·​ni | \ ˌa-(ˌ)nō-ˈdä-mə-nē How to pronounce anno Domini (audio) , -ˈdō-, -ˌnī How to pronounce anno Domini (audio) \

Definition of anno Domini

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

First Known Use of anno Domini

1512, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anno Domini

Medieval Latin, in the year of the Lord

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about anno Domini

Statistics for anno Domini

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for anno Domini

The first known use of anno Domini was in 1512

See more words from the same year

Comments on anno Domini

What made you want to look up anno Domini? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make a payment or contribution

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time traveler quiz which word came first
  • Which came first?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!