Meaning of ANNUS MIRABILIS in English

n [ sing ]

the Latin for ‘remarkable year’. John Dryden’s poem Annus Mirabilis (1667) describes the year 1666 when the Great Fire of London happened and the English defeated the Dutch:

That year was something of an annus mirabilis for British racing drivers.

Oxford guide to British and American culture English vocabulary.      Руководство по британской и американской культуре, Оксфордский английский словарь.