golden anniversary


golden anniversary
,golden ,anni`versary noun count
50 years after a particular event, especially a wedding

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • golden anniversary — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms golden anniversary : singular golden anniversary plural golden anniversaries mainly American a golden wedding …   English dictionary

  • golden anniversary — golden anni versary plural golden anniversaries n especially AmE the date that is exactly 50 years after the beginning of something, especially a wedding →↑diamond anniversary, silver anniversary ↑silver anniversary British Equivalent: golden… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • golden anniversary — noun : a 50th anniversary …   Useful english dictionary

  • golden anniversary — noun (C) AmE a golden wedding …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • A Golden Anniversary Bibliography of Edgar Rice Burroughs — Infobox Book name = A Golden Anniversary Bibliography of Edgar Rice Burroughs title orig = translator = image caption = Dust jacket from the first edition author = Henry Hardy Heins illustrator = cover artist = J. Allen St. John country = United… …   Wikipedia

  • golden — [gōl′dən] adj. [ME golden < gold (for earlier gilden)] 1. made of, containing, or yielding gold 2. having the color and luster of gold; bright yellow 3. very valuable or precious; excellent 4. prosperous and joyful; flourishing 5. favorable;… …   English World dictionary

  • golden jubilee — n BrE 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 ▪ the Queen s golden jubilee… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • golden wedding — BrE n the date that is exactly 50 years after a wedding = ↑golden anniversary →↑diamond wedding, silver wedding …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • golden wedding — noun : a golden anniversary of a wedding * * * ˌgolden ˈwedding [golden wedding] (BrE) (US ˌgolden anniˈversary) ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • golden jubilee — noun : golden anniversary * * * ˌgolden ˈjubilee [golden jubilee] (BrE) (US ˌgolden anniˈversary) …   Useful english dictionary