Definition of Christian era in English:

Share this entry

Christian era

Pronunciation:

noun

(the Christian era)
The period of time which begins with the traditional date of Christ’s birth.
Example sentences
  • Spread outside China during the first centuries of the Christian era the orange began to spread beyond China, as the citron had done earlier.
  • Early in the Christian era, the Goths migrated south to establish kingdoms in North Africa and much of Europe, such as the Ostrogothic kingdom in the Ukraine.
  • His most celebrated historical writings were originally lectures on the history of liberty in the ancient world and in the Christian era.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Chris|tian era

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.