in the year of our Lord

Definition of in the year of our Lord

formal

  1. —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.

Word by Word Definitions

yearplay
  1. :  the period of about 3651/4 solar days required for one revolution of the earth around the sun

    :  the time required for the apparent sun to return to an arbitrary fixed or moving reference point in the sky

    :  the time in which a planet completes a revolution about the sun

  1. :  of or relating to us or ourselves or ourself especially as possessors or possessor, agents or agent, or objects or object of an action

lordplay Lord
  1. :  one having power and authority over others:

    :  a ruler by hereditary right or preeminence to whom service and obedience are due

    :  one of whom a fee or estate is held in feudaltenure

  1. :  to act like a lord


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