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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As a member of a faith tradition that follows a solilunar calendar, blesses each new month, observes Tu B'Shevat, the "new year of the trees" and does not harvest from a fruit tree during the first three years during which it bears fruit, I feel very connected to the plethora of natural wonders that surround us.