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epoch

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Etymology

From Latin epocha < Ancient Greek ἐποχή epokhe

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
epoch

Plural
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  1. A particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable or noteworthy.
  2. A notable event which marks the beginning of such a period.
  3. (astronomy) A precise instant of time that is used as a reference point.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) January 1, 1970, 00:00:00 GMT

Synonyms

  • a particular period in history: era; age (epoch is a subcategory of era and/or age)

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