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annum

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Noun1.annum - (Latin) year; "per annum"
Latin - any dialect of the language of ancient Rome
twelvemonth, year, yr - a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days; "she is 4 years old"; "in the year 1920"
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But he looked across a million years, at two mad creatures who had slipped the leach of the generations and who were back in the darkness of spawning life ere dawning intelligence had modified the chemistry of such life to softness of consideration.
Why, look here, Saxon, what'd it mean if I worked teamin' in Oakland for a million dollars a day for a million years and just had to go on stayin' there an' livin' the way we used to?
The universe is finished; the copestone is on, and the chips were carted off a million years ago.
It is sad, Sola, that you were not born a million years ago," snapped Sarkoja, "when all the hollows of the land were filled with water, and the peoples were as soft as the stuff they sailed upon.
At last, more than thirty million years hence, the huge red-hot dome of the sun had come to obscure nearly a tenth part of the darkling heavens.
Supposed to have lived about six million years ago.
My mother heard him say it; and he said those skeletons were two million years old, which astonished her and made her Kentucky pretensions look small and pretty antiphonal, not to say oblique.
We have been carried back a million years, David, to the childhood of a planet--is it not wondrous?
At this rate, on the above data, the denudation of the Weald must have required 306,662,400 years; or say three hundred million years.
I suppose I'm a fool," remarked the assistant secretary; "but by George, I can't help believing it, and I can see that girl now, with the big Airedale at her side protecting her from the terrors of a million years ago.
I'm going to seal that slide down so that it'll stay there for a million years.
It seemed odd to be eating a creature that should, by all the laws of paleontology, have been extinct for several million years.