indiction

noun
in·dic·tion | \in-ˈdik-shən \

Definition of indiction 

: a 15-year cycle used as a chronological unit in several ancient and medieval systems

First Known Use of indiction

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for indiction

Middle English indiccion, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin indiction-, indictio, from Latin, proclamation, from indicere to proclaim, from in- + dicere to say — more at diction

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