Full form of AD.
- The counterpart to Anno Domini is B.C. for ‘Before Christ.’
- A.D. is a Latin abbreviation for Anno Domini, in the year of our Lord. A.D. is used with dates in the current era.
- When Dionysius continues his table, he dates the years in the cycle from the incarnation of Christ (anno domini is Latin for "year of the lord").
Mid 16th century: Latin, literally 'in the year of the Lord'.
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