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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section VI. Time
1. Absolute Time

108. [Definite Duration, or Portion of Time.] Period.

   NOUN:PERIOD; second, minute, hour, day, week, month, octave, novena [L.], semester, quarter, year, decade, decennium, luster or lustrum, indiction; cycle-, era- of indiction (or indictions); quinquennium, lifetime, generation; epoch, era, epact, ghurry or ghari [India], lunation, moon.
  century, age, millennium; annus magnus [L.], annus mirabilis [L.].
   ADJECTIVE:horary; hourly, annual, epochal (periodical) [See Identity]; ante bellum [L.].