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Post time 2007-9-24 17:41:17 |Display all floors
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Friendly Society was originally the name of a particular fire insurance company operating c. 1700.

Question:

what does the "c.1700" refer to?

Do not it refer to "C.E= 公元"?


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Post time 2007-9-25 13:22:01 |Display all floors

c. 大约 about (circa --Latin)

Originally posted by godsunyu at 2007-9-24 17:41
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Friendly Society was originally the name of a particular fire insurance company operating c. 1700.

Question:

what does the "c.1700" refer to?

Do not ...

c.  (especially before dates) about; approximately (from Latin circa): c1890

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Post time 2007-9-26 16:13:48 |Display all floors
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