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  • adj. Counted from the creation of the world.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the year of the world: used in dating events when reckoned from the estimated era of the creation, as narrated in Genesis i. Usually abbreviated A. M.: as, the Noachian deluge is said to have occurred A. M. (or a. m.) 1656 (Archbishop Usher's chronology).

Etymologies

Latin anno + mundi (Wiktionary)

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