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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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The Hijri year has 354 days, 11 days shorter than the Gregorian year which is made up of 12 months of 30 and 31 days, totaling 365 days in a year.
And while on the Jewish calendar tonight is simply the 28th of Tevet, 5774, we here at the Scroll will be taking the opportunity to ring in the new Gregorian year as it was intended: off Twitter, but with a lot of emojis.
A-The contributions paid by the employer, which is deducted from the employee salary, is based on the basic salary received by the employee for each Gregorian month while observing the changes that may be introduced onto this salary during the same month subject that the number of changes should not exceed twice at the same Gregorian year. In case the number of changes at the salary of the insured is more than the aforesaid limit, the employer should notify the Authority of that during January of the next year.
This website also provides one version of an algorithm, attributed to Oudin, which is valid for any Gregorian year "y" to calculate the month "m" and day "dy" of Easter Day.
The effect of this change, then, is that on the average the Gregorian year has 365.2425 = ((303 x 365 + 97 x 366)/400) days and not 365.2500 as did the Julian year.