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Alma mater (Latin: "nourishing/kind", "mother"; pl.) is an allegorical Latin phrase for a university or college.
A birthday is the anniversary of the birth of a person, or figuratively of an institution.
A birthstone is a gemstone that represents a person's month of birth.
Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
A century (from the Latin centum, meaning one hundred; abbreviated c.) is a period of 100 years.
A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.
A death anniversary is the anniversary of the death of a person.
A diamond jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 60th anniversary of an event related to a person (e.g. accession to the throne, wedding, etc.). In the case of an event not relating to a person (e.g. the founding of an organization), a diamond jubilee is observed at the 75th anniversary.
The dodrans (Latin: lit. nine-twelfths) was an Ancient Roman bronze coin produced during the Roman Republic.
The duodecimal system (also known as base 12 or dozenal) is a positional notation numeral system using twelve as its base.
The United States Electoral College is the mechanism established by the United States Constitution for the election of the president and vice president of the United States by small groups of appointed representatives, electors, from each state and the District of Columbia.
Emily Post (c. October 27, 1872September 25, 1960) was an American author famous for writing about etiquette.
A golden jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 50th anniversary.
Condensed list of historical anniversaries.
A millennium (plural millennia or, rarely, millenniums) is a period equal to 1000 years, also called kiloyears.
A national day is a designated date on which celebrations mark the nationhood of a nation or non-sovereign country.
A platinum jubilee is a celebration held to mark an anniversary.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.
The quadrans (literally meaning "a quarter") or teruncius ("three unciae") was a low-value Roman bronze coin worth one quarter of an as.
The quinquennial Neronia was a massive Greek-style festival created by the Roman Emperor Nero.
Reading (Pennsylvania German: Reddin) is a city in and the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Robert Lundquist Chapman (December 28, 1920 – January 27, 2002) was an American professor of English literature who edited several dictionaries and thesauri.
The numeric system represented by Roman numerals originated in ancient Rome and remained the usual way of writing numbers throughout Europe well into the Late Middle Ages.
A ruby jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 40th anniversary.
A saint (also historically known as a hallow) is a person who is recognized as having an exceptional degree of holiness or likeness or closeness to God.
In 2017, the term sapphire jubilee or blue sapphire jubilee was coined for the celebrations to mark the 65th anniversary of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II (see Sapphire Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II).
The semis literally meaning half was a small Roman bronze coin that was valued at half an as.
The sestertius (plural sestertii), or sesterce (plural sesterces), was an ancient Roman coin.
Silver jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 25th anniversary.
The uncia (Latin, "twelfth part") was a Roman currency worth 1/12 of an ''as''.
Washington and Lee University (Washington and Lee or W&L) is a private liberal arts university in Lexington, Virginia, United States.
A wedding anniversary is the anniversary of the date a wedding took place.
William Lewis Safir (December 17, 1929 – September 27, 2009), better known as William SafireSafire, William (1986).
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