in the year of our Lord

idiom

formal
used before a year to say that it is after the birth of Jesus Christ
The couple married on this day in the year of our Lord 1954.

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“In the year of our Lord.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20year%20of%20our%20Lord. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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