Definitions

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  • n. a year of rest, observed by the Israelites every 50 years
  • n. a holy year when people are encouraged to make a pilgrimage to Rome

Etymologies

Ultimately from Hebrew יוֹבֵל (yovél, "ram's horn, shofar"), which was used for the proclamation of the year of Jubilee. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The last council houses to be completed here are in Jubilee Gardens.

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  • Ndungane leaves on �riday for Honduras where he has been invited to speak at the launch of the Latin American Jubilee 2000 campaign.

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  • Eventually, the tradition became known as the Jubilee Year, but by that time it was taken out of the hands of kings and placed at the core of Mosaic law.

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  • "I'd like a 'Jubilee'-style show, in the spirit of the' Ziegfeld Folies, 'but an updated, smarter use of showgirls," she said during an interview in the Crazy Horse theater lobby prior to Wednesday's premiere performance.

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  • "Hound Dog," at the end, is set amid a "Jubilee" - style, staircased set as video images of Elvis gyrating at the Hilton play out in the background.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • The Year of Jubilee is “the year of judgment when the last trumpet is heard from God and God’s people are set free from their earthly bondage,” he added.

    ‘Messiah’ back in jail; Followers awaiting deliverance by God from their “earthly life”

  • Buckingham Research Group estimates that Anadarko Petroleum Corp.'s stake in Jubilee, which is the same size as Kosmos's interest, has an estimated value of $6.75 billion.

    Kosmos Plans for IPO

  • "Fuck the Jubilee" was the rallying cry of the punk movement and God Save the Queen by the Sex Pistols its anthem.

    Royal wedding: diehard republicans battle on despite Britain's love affair with the monarchy

  • Ghanaian Energy Minister Joe Oteng-Adjei said state-run Ghana National Petroleum Corp. would be the only entity allowed to buy the Kosmos stake in the so-called Jubilee field.

    Ghana Blocks Exxon Oil-Field Deal

  • There is proposed legislation before the U.S. Congress called the Jubilee Act, which would cancel debt among the poorest countries in the world and promote more transparency and responsibility in future lending.

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