Meaning of AD in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ eɪ di: ]

You use AD in dates to indicate the number of years or centuries that have passed since the year in which Jesus Christ is believed to have been born. Compare BC .

The cathedral was destroyed by the Great Fire of 1136 AD...

The Roman Empire was divided in the fourth century AD.

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