What does 1920s mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twenties, 1920s(noun)

    the decade from 1920 to 1929


  1. 1920s(Noun)

    The decade from 1920 to 1929.


  1. 1920s

    The 1920s was a decade that began on January 1, 1920 and ended on December 31, 1929. It is sometimes referred to as the Roaring Twenties or the Jazz Age, when speaking about the United States, Canada, or the United Kingdom. In Europe the decade is sometimes referred to as the "Golden Age Twenties" because of the economic boom following World War I. Since the end of the 20th century, the economic strength during the 1920s has drawn close comparison with the 1950s and 1990s, especially in the United States of America. These three decades are regarded as periods of economic prosperity, which lasted throughout nearly each entire decade. Each of the three decades followed a tremendous event that occurred in the previous decade. However, not all countries enjoyed this prosperity. The Weimar Republic, like many other European countries, had to face a severe economic downturn in the opening years of the decade, because of the enormous debt caused by the war as well as the Treaty of Versailles. Such a crisis would culminate with a devaluation of the Mark in 1923, eventually leading to severe economic problems and, in the long term, favour the rise of the Nazi Party.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 1920s in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 1920s in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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