Definition of era :
1. A fixed point of time, usually an epoch, from which a series of years is reckoned.
2. A period of time in which a new order of things prevails; a signal stage of history; an epoch.
3. A period of time reckoned from some particular date or epoch; a succession of years dating from some important event; as, the era of Alexander; the era of Christ, or the Christian era ( see under Christian).
age (part of speech: noun)
indefinite duration (part of speech: noun)
point of time (part of speech: noun)
duration (part of speech: noun)
- " Yes, this is an era of change," murmured Lord Reggie, who had spoken little and eaten much. - "The Green Carnation", Robert Smythe Hichens.
- 6. Leaving the Home Field The Spanish- American War marks the beginning of the new era in American business organization. - "The American Empire", Scott Nearing.
- As a logical consequence, an era ensued not unlike the dark ages of Europe. - "The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne", Frank Preston Stearns.