eranoun [ C ]uk /ˈɪə.rə/ us /ˈɪr.ə/
the Jefferson era
a bygone (= past) era
the post-war era
- The present political system is a hangover from the colonial era.
- He remembers the 1960s as being an era of sexual permissiveness.
- The president's speech heralds a new era in foreign policy.
- We are on the threshold of a new era in European relations.
- The era was characterized by political and cultural turbulence.