Emergent year

(Chron.) the epoch or date from which any people begin to compute their time or dates; as, the emergent year of Christendom is that of the birth of Christ; the emergent year of the United States is that of the declaration of their independence.

See also: Emergent

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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By sticking to Dylan's emergent years and using his heckled electric perfs as a prologue and a coda, director Martin Scorsese has created a document that will satiate Dylan fans over repeated viewings and should bring naysayers into the Dylan fold.
potential attributed to industrialism in its emergent years was quelled by anti-industrialism across canonical and working-class commentary: the