civil year


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civil year

n
(Astronomy) another name for calendar year See year1
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Noun1.civil year - the year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendarcivil year - the year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar
date - the particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred; "he tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class"
twelvemonth, year, yr - a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days; "she is 4 years old"; "in the year 1920"
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On the other hand, whereas I agree with the author that the exactitude argued by Neugebauer and Parker may have been overstressed, and that "[f]actors other than slippage of the Egyptian civil year against the observable sky" were undoubtedly present, it remains the case that the two American scholars clearly indicated the imprecise nature of the ancient Egyptian visually based records in the final pages of their Egyptian Astronomical Texts I (Providence and London: Lund Humphries, 1960).
CDATA[ As Chief Rabbi, Rabbi Sacks greets non Jewish British citizens for their civil year, as do Israel's Chief Rabbinate and the IDF.