• (adj): Belonging to the present time.
    Example: "Contemporary leaders"
    Synonyms: present-day
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on contemporary:

Disney's Contemporary Resort
... Disney's Contemporary Resort, originally to be named Tempo Bay Hotel, formerly the Contemporary Resort Hotel, and informally known as The Contemporary, is a deluxe resort at the Walt Disney World Resort ...
Canosa Di Puglia - History - Contemporary
... palaces ... Virtually unscathed by the World War I, the town suffered the effects of the 1930 Irpinia earthquake (79 years later the reconstruction of part of the Cathedral of San Sabino and many buildings continues) and thus had enormous damage ...
John Tchicai - Discography - As Sideman
... Records) Reunion (2000, DIW Records) Old Stuff (2010, Cuneiform) WIth New York Contemporary Five Consequences (Fontana, 1963) Rufus (Fontana, 1963) New York. 1 (Sonet, 1963) New York Contemporary Five Vol. 2 (Sonet, 1963) Bill Dixon 7-tette/Archie Shepp and the New York Contemporary Five (Savoy, 1964) One side of LP ...
Music Of Madagascar - Contemporary Music
... Contemporary music comprises modern-day compositions that have their roots in traditional musical styles and have been created for entertainment purposes, typically with the intent of eventual mass dissemination via ... As contemporary artists adapt their musical heritage to today's market, they manage to preserve the melodic, chordophone-dominated sound that distinguishes traditional ...

More definitions of "contemporary":

  • (noun): A person of nearly the same age as another.
    Synonyms: coeval
  • (adj): Characteristic of the present.
    Example: "Contemporary trends in design"
    Synonyms: modern-day
  • (adj): Occurring in the same period of time.
    Example: "The composer Salieri was contemporary with Mozart"
    Synonyms: contemporaneous

Famous quotes containing the word contemporary:

    Why is it that many contemporary male thinkers, especially men of color, repudiate the imperialist legacy of Columbus but affirm dimensions of that legacy by their refusal to repudiate patriarchy?
    bell hooks (b. c. 1955)

    Men are so charmed with valor that they have pleased themselves with being called lions, leopards, eagles and dragons, from the animals contemporary with us in the geologic formations.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    This socialism will develop in all its phases until it reaches its own extremes and absurdities. Then once again a cry of denial will break from the titanic chest of the revolutionary minority and again a mortal struggle will begin, in which socialism will play the role of contemporary conservatism and will be overwhelmed in the subsequent revolution, as yet unknown to us.
    Alexander Herzen (1812–1870)