diamond jubilee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n diamond jubilee an anniversary celebrating the passage of 60 years
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Diamond jubilee an anniversary celebrated upon the completion of sixty, or, according to some, seventy-five, years from the beginning of the event commemorated.
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Usage

In literature:

The Diamond Jubilee was upon us, and Queen's weather had already set in.
"Raffles" by E. W. Hornung
I have felt resentment against the Lightning Impersonator ever since the days of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.
"The Angel and the Author - and Others" by Jerome K. Jerome
Being the only American representative in port, this tarry was imperative, for on the 22d was the Queen's diamond jubilee.
"Sailing Alone Around The World" by Joshua Slocum
It would have been a splendid way of commemorating the "diamond jubilee" if a scouring had been organised in 1897.
"A Cotswold Village" by J. Arthur Gibbs
V., from 1880 to the Diamond Jubilee.
"Chatto & Windus Alphabetical Catalogue of Books in Fiction and General Literature, Sept. 1905" by Various
My second visit to America was paid in the year of the Diamond Jubilee, 1897.
"Seen and Unseen" by E. Katharine Bates
Sir Thomas Lipton, who had been in charge of a smaller affair at the Diamond Jubilee, was given control of the details.
"The Life of King Edward VII" by J. Castell Hopkins
Diamond Jubilee, The, celebration of on the Rand, 86, 90.
"Lord Milner's Work in South Africa" by W. Basil Worsfold
One would call it the Diamond Jubilee Memorial.
"A History of Giggleswick School" by Edward Allen Bell
In 1897 the British Empire celebrated the Diamond Jubilee, as it was called, of Victoria's accession to the throne.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6" by Various
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In news:

Why You Might Tip Your American Hat to Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee .
London Mayor Boris Johnson gives "CBS This Morning" co-host Erica Hill a little history lesson before joining members of the royal family for the trip down the River Thames in celebration of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee .
Prince Philip Hospitalized As Precaution, Diamond Jubilee Festivities Continue.
River pageant for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee .
River pageant at Diamond Jubilee .
Kate Middleton and Prince William Ride The Queen's Diamond Jubilee River Pageant Flotilla Kate and William wave to the crowd.
Elizabeth barges down the Thames for Diamond Jubilee .
The pageantry for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee included a royal barge trip down the Thames today and hundreds of thousands cheering her on from the banks.
Kayakers represent USA in queen's Diamond Jubilee flotilla.
Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebration kicks off.
In these times of austerity, a big public celebration like the Queen's Diamond Jubilee might be just the thing to cheer up the nation.
The United Kingdom celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee a fiesta for souvenir-sellers.
A woman looks in the window of a souvenir shop selling gifts for the Diamond Jubilee weekend on June 2, 2012, in London.
Queen's Diamond Jubilee : Just how many dogs does she own.
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