What does the word era mean?

Usage examples for era

  1. This visiting together the ground once so familiar to the Prince formed an era in two lives. – Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, (Victoria) Vol II by Sarah Tytler
  2. Instead they proclaimed that the golden era lay in the future rather than the past. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  3. This unnatural state of prosperity could not last: peace was established, and from that era the decline of commerce in the United States may be dated. – A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America by S. A. Ferrall