before Christ


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to before Christ: BCE, After Death

before Christ

adv. Abbr. BC or bc
In a specified year of the pre-Christian era.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.before Christ - before the Christian era; used following dates before the supposed year Christ was born; "in 200 BC"
References in classic literature ?
It must give it up because, as a wise man once said many centuries before Christ, there is such a thing as leaving mankind alone; there is no such thing as governing mankind.