year

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year

(yēr),
An approximately 365-day period, the time the earth takes to revolve around the sun.
[O.E. gēar ]
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In any lunar calendar, however, rituals and holidays linked to the phases of the Moon slip through the seasons unless the lunar months are somehow anchored to the solar year.
After 8 solar years a lunar phase recurs on the same calendar date plus just 1 or 2 days, forming almost as accurate a prediction technique.

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