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  1. e·ra
    IPA[ˈirə]
  2. noun

    • 1. a long and distinct period of history with a particular feature or characteristic:

      his death marked the end of an era the era of glasnost
    • 2. a system of chronology dating from a particular noteworthy event:

      the dawn of the Christian era
    • 3. a major division of time that is a subdivision of an eon and is itself subdivided into periods:

      the Mesozoic era
    • 4. a date or event marking the beginning of a new and distinct period of time.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: era, plural noun: eras

    • abbreviation

      earned run average.

      Equal Rights Amendment.

    • noun

      a long and distinct period of history:

      a system of chronology dating from a particular event:

    • noun

      another term for Christian era
    • noun

      the period of time which begins with the traditional date of Christ's birth.
    • noun

      another term for Christian era
    • noun

      the period of time which begins with the traditional date of Christ's birth.
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