Definition of jubilee

Definition of jubilee
  1. jubilee Noun A special year of emancipation supposed to be kept every fifty years, when farming was abandoned and Hebrew slaves were set free.
  2. jubilee Noun A fiftieth anniversary.
  3. jubilee Noun A special year (originally held every hundred years, then fifty, and then fewer) in which remission from sin could be granted as well as indulgences upon making a pilgrimage to Rome.
  4. jubilee Noun A time of celebration or rejoicing.
  5. jubilee Noun A period of fifty years; a half-century.
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