What are years?

  • (noun): A prolonged period of time.
    Example: "I haven't been there for years and years"
    Synonyms: long time, age
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on years:

FM-2030 - Name Change
... I am not who I was ten years ago and certainly not who I will be in twenty years ... The name 2030 reflects my conviction that the years around 2030 will be a magical time ...
Chariots Of Fire - Awards and Recognition - Popular Lists
... of Fire theme American Film Institute recognition AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies - Nominated AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores - Nominated AFI's 100 Years...100. 100 AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition) - Nominated AFI's 10 Top 10 - Nominated ...
60 Minutes - Broadcast History - Effects From The Prime Time Access Rule - Pre-emptions Since 1978
... to CBS after having been shown on NBC for eight years ... However, CBS would, in later years, schedule the film so that it would no longer pre-empt 60 Minutes ... Another exception is anytime CBS airs the Super Bowl or since 2003, alternating years where the AFC Championship Game has the 630 pm Eastern start time, which is played into prime-time and followed by a special lead ...
Election - Characteristics - Scheduling
... In the United States, elections are held between every three and six years in most states, with exceptions such as the U.S ... House of Representatives, which stands for election every two years ... the President of Ireland is elected every seven years, the President of Russia and the President of Finland every six years, the President of France every five years, President ...
Leni Riefenstahl - Post-war Life and Career - Photography and Final Film
... Years later she photographed Las Vegas entertainers Siegfried and Roy ... In her later years, Riefenstahl became known for her longevity and physical stamina, although she often suffered considerable pain from old injuries ... to gain certification for scuba diving (she cut 20 years off her age) ...

More definitions of "years":

  • (noun): The time during which someone's life continues.
    Example: "In his final years"
    Synonyms: days

Famous quotes containing the word years:

    Passing through here in 1795, Bishop Asbury commented, ‘The country improves in cultivation, wickedness, mills, and stills.’ Five years later, he held a meeting in the neighborhood and remarked that he thought most of the congregation had come to look at his wig.
    —Administration in the State of Sout, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Good Heavens! For more than forty years I have been speaking prose without knowing it.
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622–1673)

    A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man’s life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars. What are threescore years and ten hurriedly and coarsely lived to moments of divine leisure in which your life is coincident with the life of the universe?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)