leap day


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Noun1.leap day - the name of the day that is added during a leap yearleap day - the name of the day that is added during a leap year
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
Feb, February - the month following January and preceding March
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And while the Romans chose to deal with this anomaly by having 355-day years with a 22-day month every other year, since 46 BC modern society has adapted by having a Leap Day every four years, (http://www.
Leap Day leans closer to the latter, with simple taps acting as all you need to know instructionally to tackle the devilishly designed levels ahead.
The traffic performance was positively impacted by the timing of the Easter holidays and an additional leap day, along with the non-recurrence of strikes which occurred in the same period of the previous year.
February's unusually large increase was due in part to the once-every-four-years return of leap day, Feb.
The Gregorian and Iranian calendars are mathematically and astronomically identical and they each use a leap day every four years.
Following a launch on Leap Day on February 29, fans have been eagerly signing up in their thousands to play the #WT20 edition of the official ICC Fantasy League.
3 How many men were gutted to see their partner fall to her knees with a suggestive smile on Monday's Leap Day.
It used to be custom that if a man declined the proposal of a lady on Leap Day he was obliged to provide compensation by giving her cash, a gown or gloves (to hide the fact she was not wearing an engagement ring).
The chance of being born on a leap day is one in 1,461 and as such there are five million leaplings around the world.
6 THE WEEK THAT WAS A woman gave birth to her THIRD consecutive Leap Day baby.
com)-- Big Air Trampoline Park wants to make this Leap Day something truly remarkable.
Traditionally, Leap Day, which falls on 29th February, is the one day that comes along every four years when women can turn the tables and ask their partner to marry them.