Examples of usage:

  1. The fort was ready for habitation at the commencement of the year 1629, and Champlain took up his residence there at this date, with two young Indian girls whom he had adopted as his children. "The Makers of Canada: Champlain" by N. E. Dionne
  2. He renewed his commencement. "The Short Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  3. So the Squire went to Brooks, the saddler, because he always did go in to have a chat with him at the commencement of the hunting season, but said nothing to him at all of what they were both thinking about. "The Honour of the Clintons" by Archibald Marshall
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