Decade

Decade

a group or division of ten; especially, a period of ten years; a decennium; as, a decade of years or days; a decade of soldiers; the second decade of Livy.

alternative forms: decad] During this notable decade of years. (Gladstone)

Origin: f. Decade, L. Decas, -adis, fr. Gr, fr. Ten. See ten.

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