Definitions for 40s

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  1. 40s(Noun)

    The decade of the 1940s.

  2. 40s(Noun)

    Temperatures from 40 to 49 degrees.

  3. 40s(Noun)

    (bottle of beer).

  4. Origin: Abbreviated form of 1940s

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  1. 40s

    This is a list of events occurring in the 40s, ordered by year. The emperor Caligula is consul without colleague. Caligula starts on a campaign to conquer Britain, which fails miserably. He declares himself victorious regardless. Noricum and Mauretania are incorporated into the Roman Empire. Caligula reforms the principatus into a Hellenistic Autocracy. He distributes honors carelessly, declares himself a god and orders that all the heads of the Greek deity statues be replaced by his. He also appoints his horse, Incitatus, a senator. Approximate date of start of construction on the Pont du Gard aqueduct in Gallia Narbonensis. The Germanic Quadi tribe begin settling in present-day Moravia and Slovakia. Vardanes I becomes king of Parthia, opposed by his brother Gotarzes II. The Vietnamese Trung sisters rebel against the rule of the Chinese Emperor Guangwu of Han. Philo teaches that all men are born free. Christianity comes to Egypt as a church is founded in Alexandria. Mark the Evangelist founds the Coptic Orthodox Church as the first pope. An early Christian church is erected at Corinth. Consuls are the emperor Caligula and Gnaeus Sentius Saturninus. January 24

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ryan Lance:

    It is hard to envision it (the oil price) going back down to the $40s.

  2. Steve Jobs:

    It's rare that you see an artist in his 30s or 40s able to really contribute something amazing.

  3. Ernest Shaw:

    Malcolm X touched me in my 20s; Baldwin in my 30s. Now in my 40s, as I am watching my daughter grow into womanhood, it's Nina Simone.

  4. John Posewitz:

    This was really the highlight of Sheboygan in the 1930s and '40s, and it really was a heartbreak when they said, 'You're not in the league anymore.'.

  5. Tom Tooma:

    It affects everybody— it’s an aging thing, it’s not a disease that happens to some people and not others. But 100 percent of the population, sometime in their 40s, will need reading glasses.

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