Lustrums
Lustrum Lus"trum, n.; pl. E. {Lustrums}, L. {Lustra}. [L. Cf. 2d & 3d {Luster}.] A lustration or purification, especially the purification of the whole Roman people, which was made by the censors once in five years. Hence: A period of five years. [1913 Webster]

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