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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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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.
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.
A few million years ago I knew what it was to sleep my fill and to awake naturally from very glut of sleep.
We trace our lineage, unbroken, direct to the Tree of Life which flourished in the centre of the Valley Dor twenty-three million years ago.
Half an hour later I was sitting on a bench inspecting, with strong interest, a noble monolith which we were skimming by--a monolith not shaped by man, but by Nature's free great hand--a massy pyramidal rock eighty feet high, devised by Nature ten million years ago against the day when a man worthy of it should need it for his monument.
Supposed to have lived about six million years ago.
Always, everywhere, man is man, nor has he altered greatly beneath his veneer since he scurried into a hole between two rocks to escape the tyrannosaurus six million years ago.
It seems to not make sense to see an event that happened 100 million years ago if the two clusters in question are four billion light years away from the Earth.
The researchers estimate that the little flies, gnats, and other bugs found in the amber became trapped 10 to 15 million years ago.
2 BASILOSAURUS (King Lizard): Lived 40-36 million years ago.
Detailed chemical studies of the rocks showed that the major fault that raised the Himalayas was most active between 8 million and 4 million years ago.