Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

golden years
the time of life after retirement from active work
 
United Nations Day
a day for celebrating the founding of the United Nations
 
All Souls' Day
a day of supplication for all the souls in purgatory
 
millennium
(New Testament) in Revelations it is foretold that those faithful to Jesus will reign with Jesus over the earth for a thousand years; the meaning of these words have been much debated; some denominations (e.g. Jehovah's Witnesses) expect it to be a thousand years of justice and peace and happiness
 
study hall
a period of time during the school day that is set aside for study
 
Mother's Day
second Sunday in May
 
Muharram
the first month of the Islamic calendar
 
decennary
a period of 10 years
 
prime time
the hours between 7 and 11 p.m. when the largest tv audience is available
 
lunch period
the customary or habitual hour for eating lunch
 
tomorrow
the day after today
 
Shawwal
the tenth month of the Islamic calendar
 
honeymoon
a holiday taken by a newly married couple
 
rule
the duration of a monarch's or government's power
 
Arbor Day
a day designated for planting trees
 
evening
the early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way
 
eternity
a seemingly endless time interval (waiting)
 
probation
a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership
 
vac
informal term for vacation
 
half life
the time required for something to fall to half its initial value (in particular, the time for half the atoms in a radioactive substance to disintegrate)
 
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