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Definition of annus mirabilis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

annus mirabilis

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the Latin for 'remarkable year'. John Dryden's poem Annus Mirabilis (1667) describes the year 1666 when the Great Fire of London happened and the English defeated the Dutch That year was something of an annus mirabilis for British racing drivers.