intercalary year


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Noun1.intercalary year - in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400intercalary year - in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
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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Antig.02 (316/5 B.C.) was an intercalary year with an extra month Addaru at the end.
He said he was from Boston, spending an intercalary year here studying Russian philology.
For those who may have forgotten, a leap year, aka an intercalary year, is a year in which a 29th day is added in February to account for the difference between the calendar year and the astronomical or solar year.