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year zero

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the beginning (1975) of the period during which Cambodia was under the control of the Khmer Rouge
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the beginning of revolutionary change
3. the beginning of any new system or regime
[C20: by analogy with Year One of the French Revolutionary calendar]
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Mitchell; SAN FRANCISCO YEAR ZERO; Rutgers University Press (Nonfiction: History) 34.95 ISBN: 9781978807341
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Abstract: This essay analyzes the perfectioning of neo-realism Rossellini was able to realize beginning with Germany, Year Zero in 1947--towards a new wave of cinema and a new age in representing European identities and cultural landscapes.
But Jack might like to take a look at the international standard on time (ISO 8601) which avoids the jumps of the changes in calendars (as the one in 1752 when the UK missed out 11 days changing from the Julian to Gregorian); this uses the proleptic Gregorian calendar for past dates and does have a year zero before CE1.