Chinese calendar


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Chinese calendar

n.
The traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar, based on 24 seasonal segments each about 15 days long that determine the timing of intercalary months. Each year is associated with a particular animal in a 12-year cycle.

Chi′nese cal′endar


n.
the former calendar of China, in which the year consisted of 12 lunar months with an intercalary month added seven times every 19 years, time being reckoned in 60-year cycles.
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