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Encyclopedia

  • Encyclopedia entry about the Gregorian or New Style calendar, the twelve-month calendar introduced in the Western world in 1582 to replace the less precise Julian calendar. — “Gregorian Calendar - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Miladian dynasty was a local dynasty that ruled Laristan under It traced its origins to Gurgin Milad a descendant of the cycle of the legendary Kayanid. — “Miladian dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • 1 January. New Year's Day. Ras Assanah al-Miladi. Closed. 30 January. King Abdullah's Birthday King Abdullah's Ascension to the Throne. Eid al-Jolous. 14 November. Birthday of King. — “Public holidays in Jordan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • One said it was the milord who had gone out in a sailing boat; another maintained that the prostrate figure he discerned was miladi ; a Frenchman who had no glass would rather say that it was milord who had probably taken his wife out to drown her, according to the national practice–a remark which an English skipper immediately commented on in our native idiom (as nonsense which–had undergone a mining operation), and further dismissed by the decision that the reclining figure was a woman. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot
  • If you could have seen the spite of a certain stupid Miladi Bareacres (whose eagle-beak and toque and feathers may be seen peering over the heads of all assemblies) when Madame, the Duchess of Angouleme, the august daughter and companion of kings, desired especially to be presented to Mrs. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • 'No, not for you , dear cheaile; I was thinking to miladi Knollys, who, without cause, is my enemy. — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

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