annus mirabilis

  'extraordinary year', especially (in England) 1666.

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  • Annus mirabilis — is a Latin phrase meaning wonderful year or year of wonders (or year of miracles ). It is used particularly to refer to the years 1665 ndash;1666. The Year of Wonders (1666)According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the first known written usage …   Wikipedia

  • Annus mirabilis — (Latein für Wunderjahr) wird verwendet um Jahre besonderer Erfindungen und Entdeckungen zu kennzeichnen, insbesondere wenn mehrere bedeutende Ereignisse in ein und dasselbe Jahr fallen. Es folgen einige Beispiele für anni mirabiles:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Annus mirabilis — est une locution latine pouvant signifier « merveilleuse année », « année de merveilles » ou « année des miracles ». Elle aurait servi la première fois pour désigner l année 1666. Au XXIe siècle, elle sert à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Annus mirabilis — (лат., год чудес)  в культуре англоязычных стран наименование нескольких календарных годов, отмеченных необычными важными и позитивными событиями. В английской культуре чаще всего понятие применяется в отношении 1666 года. Содержание 1… …   Википедия

  • annus mirabilis — (n.) 1667, Latin, lit. wonderful year, year of wonders, title of a publication by Dryden, with reference to 1666, which was a year of calamities in London (plague, fire, war) …   Etymology dictionary

  • annus mirabilis — [an′əs mə rab′ə lis] n. pl. anni mirabiles [an′ī΄ mə rab′ə lēz΄] [L] a year regarded as pivotal, crucial, etc …   English World dictionary

  • annus mirabilis — {{#}}{{LM A02497}}{{〓}} {{[}}annus mirabilis{{]}} {{■}}(lat.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} Año admirable: • En las declaraciones que hizo a la prensa, afirmó que aquel año había sido para ella un annus mirabilis.{{○}} {{★}}{{\}}PRONUNCIACIÓN:{{/}} [ánus …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • annus mirabilis — n. (Latin) miraculous year , wonderful year , remarkable year, (e.g.: Last year was the annus mirabilis for my firm ); fateful year …   English contemporary dictionary

  • annus mirabilis — noun Any given year that undergoes a multitude of significant and fateful events, be they disasters or successes. See Also: annus horribilis …   Wiktionary

  • annus mirabilis — noun (plural anni mirabiles) Etymology: New Latin, literally, wonderful year Date: 1660 a remarkable or notable year …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • annus mirabilis — /ahn noos mi rddah bi lis/; Eng. /an euhs meuh rab euh lis/, pl. anni mirabiles /ahn nee mi rddah bi les /; Eng. /an uy meuh rab euh leez , an ee/, Latin. year of wonders; wonderful year. * * * …   Universalium

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