era

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Singular
era

Plural
eras

  1. A time period, generally more than one year. Often used to show a time when something important was happening.
    The Elizabethan era is when Queen Elizabeth was the Queen of England.
    During the World War II era, jazz music was popular.
  2. A geological series of rocks laid down over several hundred million years.
    Dinosaurs lived during the Mesozoic era.

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