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Meaning of era by Wiktionary Dictionary

era


    Alternative forms

    • æra ( archaic )

    Etymology

    From Late Latin aera .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) enPR: îr'ə, IPA: /ˈiə( ɹ ).ə/, X-SAMPA: /"I@( r ).@/
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    • Rhymes: -iə( ɹ )ə
    • ( US ) enPR: ĕr'ə, IPA: /ˈɛrə/, X-SAMPA: /"Er@/
    • Homophone: error ( in non-rhotic accents )
    • Rhymes: -ɛrə

    Noun

    era ( plural: eras )

    1. A time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year .

    Synonyms

    Anagrams

    • are, ear, Rae


Explanation of era by Wordnet Dictionary

era


    Noun
    1. a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness

    2. a major division of geological time

    3. a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event