Definition of Hilary term in English:
(In some universities) the term beginning in January.
- In Michaelmas and Hilary terms of last year, the national and international press covered the Union Presidential election.
- More constructive uses of such freedom are illustrated by LMH's vote in Hilary term on how to spend surplus JCR cash.
- The election had already been postponed from Hilary term because of doubts about Russell's graduate status.
late Middle English: named after Hilarius (see Hilary, St).