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  • n. The second academic term of the universities of Oxford and Dublin, running from January to March.

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The feast day of St Hilary of Poitiers, 14 January, falls during this term.

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  • Hilary term is an academic term from January to March in some Irish and British universities. (See also trimester(AmE).)

    May 13, 2012