jubilee

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a holy year when people are encouraged to make a pilgrimage to Rome
a year of rest, observed by the Israelites every 50 years
A special anniversary, especially a 50th anniversary
A time of celebration or rejoicing
{n} a public periodical festivity, a feast
(from Hebrew yovel, "ram's-horn trumpet") Every fiftieth year was a jubilee (the year following seven times seven years, or seven weeks of years); special arrangements during this year were designed to aid the poor and dispossessed
One celebrated upon the completion of sixty, or, according to some, seventy-five, years from the beginning of the thing commemorated
a special anniversary (or the celebration of it)
{i} special anniversary; 50th anniversary, golden anniversary; time of celebration and rejoicing, festive season
A season of general joy
Mentioned in the Holy Bible as a ceremonial time event that took place about every 50 years (Leviticus 25 8-9), the original ceremonial time event was actually an annual "pass-over" day - or "leap" day event, that also became identified with other time alignment ceremonial events (Ju = the, BIL = bell = ringing the Bell - or blowing the ram's horn) See CHRISTMAS
The joyful commemoration held on the fiftieth anniversary of any event; as, the jubilee of Queen Victoria's reign; the jubilee of the American Board of Missions
A church solemnity or ceremony celebrated at Rome, at stated intervals, originally of one hundred years, but latterly of twenty-five; a plenary and extraordinary indulgence granted by the sovereign pontiff to the universal church
One invariable condition of granting this indulgence is the confession of sins and receiving of the eucharist
A state of joy or exultation
Derived from the Hebrew word for "ram's horn" or "trumpet," the term refers to the sabbatical year described in Leviticus 25: 8-24 to be kept every half-century and proclaimed by a trumpet blast on the Day of Atonement During a Jubilee year, all debts were to be canceled and private property returned to its rightful owners
The fiftieth year, after seven cycles of seven years Jewish law stipulated the redemption of slaves and property in this year, as well as a year of rest for the land (Lev 25)
A jubilee is a special anniversary of an event, especially the 25th or 50th anniversary. Queen Victoria's jubilee. see also golden jubilee, silver jubilee. a date that is celebrated because it is exactly 25 years, 50 years etc after an important event diamond jubilee, golden jubilee, silver jubilee (jubilé, from jubilaeus, from iobelaios, from yobhel ; influenced by jubilare ( JUBILANT))
Every fiftieth year, being the year following the completion of each seventh sabbath of years, at which time all the slaves of Hebrew blood were liberated, and all lands which had been alienated during the whole period reverted to their former owners
Jubilee Clip
(Teknoloji) (trademark) an adjustable steel band secured with a screw
jubilee celebration
50th anniversary celebration
jubilee horn
fancy horn made from a ram's horn
silver jubilee
A celebration of a 25th anniversary, especially that of a monarch ascending to the throne
diamond jubilee
an anniversary celebrating the passage of 60 years
diamond jubilee
60th or 75th wedding anniversary
diamond jubilee
A diamond jubilee is the sixtieth anniversary of an important event. the date that is exactly 60 years after the date of an important event, especially of someone becoming a king or queen golden jubilee, silver jubilee
golden jubilee
fifty year anniversary
golden jubilee
A golden jubilee is the 50th anniversary of an important or special event. The company is celebrating its golden jubilee. the date that is exactly 50 years after an important event, such as the occasion when someone became king or queen diamond jubilee, silver jubilee silver jubilee American Equivalent: golden anniversary
jubilees
plural of jubilee
silver jubilee
25th anniversary
silver jubilee
an anniversary celebrating the passage of 25 years
silver jubilee
A silver jubilee is the 25th anniversary of an important event such as a person becoming king or queen, or an organization being started. She arrived in St Ives to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee. the date that is exactly 25 years after the date when something important happened, especially when someone became king or queen
jubilee

    Hyphenation

    ju·bi·lee

    Turkish pronunciation

    cubıli

    Pronunciation

    /ˈʤo͞obəˌlē/ /ˈʤuːbəˌliː/

    Etymology

    [ 'jü-b&-(")lE, "jü ] (noun.) 14th century. From Jubilee (“a year of rest observed by the Israelites every 50 years”), ultimately from Hebrew יובל (yōbēl, “ram's horn”), which was used for the proclamation of the year of Jubilee.

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