Associations to the word «Jubilee»

Pictures for the word «Jubilee»


JUBILEE, noun. (Jewish history) A special year of emancipation supposed to be kept every fifty years, when farming was abandoned and Hebrew slaves were set free. [from 14th c.]
JUBILEE, noun. A fiftieth anniversary. [from 14th c.]
JUBILEE, noun. (Catholicism) A special year (originally held every hundred years, then fifty, and then fewer) in which remission from sin could be granted as well as indulgences upon making a pilgrimage to Rome. [from 15th c.]
JUBILEE, noun. A time of celebration or rejoicing. [from 16th c.]
JUBILEE, noun. (obsolete) A period of fifty years; a half-century. [17th-18th c.]
JUBILEE, noun. (Jewish law) a year of rest, observed by the Israelites every 50 years
JUBILEE, noun. (in Roman Catholicism) a holy year when people are encouraged to make a pilgrimage to Rome
JUBILEE CLIP, noun. A circular metal band or strip with a worm gear fixed to one end, designed to keep a pliable hose attached to a rigid circular pipe, or sometimes a solid spigot, of smaller diameter.

Dictionary definition

JUBILEE, noun. A special anniversary (or the celebration of it).

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