lunisolar calendar


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Noun1.lunisolar calendar - a calendar based on both lunar and solar cycles
calendar - a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
Hebrew calendar, Jewish calendar - (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years
Hindu calendar - the lunisolar calendar governing the religious life of Hindus; an extra month is inserted after every month in which there are two new moons (once every three years)
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If the daughter misses out on the chance to visit her parents on the second day of the new year, then she can visit them again on the second day of the second month on the lunisolar calendar.
The Tsagaan Sar is the first day of the year according to the Mongolian lunisolar calendar.
Together they collaborate in "Paper Flowers Chinese Style: Create Handmade Gifts and Decorations" to showcase 24 patterns which are designed to match the "24 solar terms" on the Chinese lunisolar calendar, with six flowers for each of the four seasons.
At the half-hour, for another period of about five minutes, the illumination changes to hues evoking the 24 solar terms of the traditional East Asian lunisolar calendar.