Common Era(redirected from Era Vulgaris)
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n. Abbr. CE or ce
The period beginning with the traditional birth year of Jesus, designated as year 1.
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(Historical Terms) another name for Christian Era
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the period since the assumed year of Jesus' birth.
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|Noun||1.||Common era - the time period beginning with the supposed year of Christ's birth|
|Adv.||1.||Common Era - of the period coinciding with the Christian era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians; "in 200 CE"|
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