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great year

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(Astronomy) one complete cycle of the precession of the equinoxes; about 25 800 years
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Noun1.great year - time required for one complete cycle of the precession of the equinoxes, about 25,800 years
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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Thou teachest that there is a great year of Becoming, a prodigy of a great year; it must, like a sand-glass, ever turn up anew, that it may anew run down and run out:--
--So that all those years are like one another in the greatest and also in the smallest, so that we ourselves, in every great year, are like ourselves in the greatest and also in the smallest.
It may be, Plato's great year, if the world should last so long, would have some effect; not in renewing the state of like individuals (for that is the fume of those, that conceive the celestial bodies have more accurate influences upon these things below, than indeed they have), but in gross.
As yet this world was not, and CHAOS wilde Reignd where these Heav'ns now rowl, where Earth now rests Upon her Center pois'd, when on a day (For Time, though in Eternitie, appli'd To motion, measures all things durable By present, past, and future) on such day As Heav'ns great Year brings forth, th' Empyreal Host Of Angels by Imperial summons call'd, Innumerable before th' Almighties Throne Forthwith from all the ends of Heav'n appeerd Under thir Hierarchs in orders bright Ten thousand thousand Ensignes high advanc'd, Standards, and Gonfalons twixt Van and Reare Streame in the Aire, and for distinction serve Of Hierarchies, of Orders, and Degrees; Or in thir glittering Tissues bear imblaz'd Holy Memorials, acts of Zeale and Love Recorded eminent.
Nestle is having a great year as the company upgrades its cupboard to reflect changing tastes, and streamlines operations to launch and deliver products faster, Rupert Steiner writes in this week's edition of Barron's.
It also saw 12 open sessions, encouraging free conversation across different issues that affect the business, ranging from leadership to mental health to AI CEO Dale Parmenter said: "It has been another great year for DRPG, and our conference is a great way for us to celebrate our many achievements together as a team and importantly look forward to our 40th anniversary next year.
This new year, we can give ourselves a good headstart by resetting our minds, and preparing it for a great year ahead.
Presenting with Joe Sugg at the New Year's Eve concert with Madness is the perfect ending to such a great year." Joe, 27, adds: "I'm so excited.
Cambodian People's Party president Hun Sen appeared publicly for the first time on Wednesday after declaring a landslide victory in Sunday's national elections, and offered a 'gift' to the people after Cambodia had a 'great year'.
2018 is reportedly a great year for Taiwanese watermelon with the fruit characterized as especially crunchy, juicy and sweet.
JORDAN SPIETH insisted he had a great year in the Majors despite failing to complete his career Grand Slam at the US PGA.