Roman calendar


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Roman calendar

n.
The lunar calendar used by the ancient Romans until the introduction of the Julian calendar in 46 bc.

Roman calendar

n
(Historical Terms) the lunar calendar of ancient Rome, replaced in 45 bc by the Julian calendar. It originally consisted of 10 months, with a special month intercalated between Feb 23 and 24

Ro′man cal′endar


n.
the calendar in use in ancient Rome until 46 B.C., when it was replaced with the Julian calendar.
[1780–90]
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Noun1.Roman calendar - the lunar calendar in use in ancient RomeRoman calendar - the lunar calendar in use in ancient Rome; replaced by the Julian calendar in 46 BC
lunar calendar - a calendar based on lunar cycles
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