1 a time or season for rejoicing
2 a special anniversary, esp. a 25th or 50th one
3 (R.C. Church) a specially appointed period, now ordinarily every 25th year, in which special indulgences are granted
4 (Old Testament) a year that was to be observed every 50th year, during which Hebrew slaves were to be liberated, alienated property was to be restored, etc.
5 a less common word for →
jubilation (C14: from Old French jubile, from Late Latin jubilaeus, from Late Greek iobelaios, from Hebrew yobhel ram's horn, used for the proclamation of the year of jubilee; influenced by Latin jubilare to shout for joy)
n the celebration of a 60th, or occasionally 75th, anniversary
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carnival, celebration, festival, festivity, fête, gala, holiday
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