jubilee year

Jubilee

[joo-buh-lee, joo-buh-lee]

There are multiple articles associated with the term Jubilee:

Anniversaries and celebrations

Jubilee is a historical term for a time of celebration or rejoicing. It is defined in Leviticus 25:9 as "Yovel" in Hebrew, as the sabbatical year after seven cycles of seven years.

  • Jubilee (Biblical), the Jubilee specified in Leviticus 25:9 that is the original concept behind most of the following Jubilees.
  • Jubilee (Christian), the year of Jubilee is a special year for the remission of sins and universal pardon where debts are forgiven, slaves and prisoners freed, and the mercies of God would be particularly manifest. In the Old Testiment book of Leviticus, a Jubilee year is to occur every fifty years.
  • Silver Jubilee (25 years)
  • Golden Jubilee (50 years)
  • Diamond Jubilee (60 years in Britain, 75 years in the United States, 100 years in South Asia)
  • Platinum Jubilee (70 years in Britain, 75 years in South Asia)
  • Sed festival, a ritual celebration or Jubilee of an Egyptian king's reign
  • The Buckley Jubilee is a yearly festival on the second Tuesday of July in Buckley that has taken place for over 200 years

Architecture & Landmarks

Jubilee II is a paddle wheeler owned and operated by St. Croix Boat & Packet located in Stillwater, MN on the St. Croix River

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Food

  • Cherries jubilee is a flambéed dessert dish made with cherries and liqueur commonly served as a sauce over vanilla ice cream
  • Jubilee chicken can refer to one of two chicken dishes created to celebrate the jubilees of different monarchs

Nature & Science

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Theology

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History

  • Operation Jubilee, the code name for the Dieppe Raid by Allied forces onto German-occupied French soil in 1942
  • Historical Yiddish name for William

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