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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 steamed buns, shaped like pigs to celebrate the New Lunar Year were a sign of friendship, and a way to share Taiwanese culture with people in Germany.
'The year 2019 has been officially designated as the Pakistan-China friendship city year, and colorful activities will be organized to commemorate this special occasion,' he said in an interview on the occasion of Chinese New Lunar Year.
To celebrate the Lunar Year, Chef Nino whipped up a delectable spread of Oriental cuisine featuring a sumptuous six-station for the Chinese New Year fete.
Kung Hei Fat Choi and why we love to use Astrology !-- -- Yesterday was the start of the Lunar Year of the Earth Pig.
The day coincides with the first full moon of the new lunar year. During the night, congregations of flying, lit, paper lanterns are commonly seen in public places at lantern fairs, which are usually held at temples.
The local stock barometer is seen striving to stay afloat the 8,000 level this week, which will be shortened by an intra-week holiday to celebrate the new Lunar Year of the Pig.
One sees great festivity and liveliness every year upon the arrival of the new year of China commonly known as Chinese Lunar Year. On this occasion, Chinese nationals, families and youths participate in various activities promoting culture, tradition and heritage of China.
Since the lunar year is 11 days shorter than a solar year, its months do not revolve with the seasons.
Islamabad, Ramadan 28, 1439, Jun 13, 2018, SPA -- As customary every lunar year, this year's Custodian of Two Holy Mosques Ramadan breakfast offer for all Pakistanis wrapped-up successfully throughout the holy month of Ramadan, it was reported here today.
Additionally, the Vice Minister thanked the meeting (the first hosted by Vietnam after the new lunar year 2018), reiterated the invitation extended to President Santos to to visit Vietnam, and highlighted the role played by the Colombian Embassy in holding events in different regions of the country that have allowed us to disseminate the culture of our country.
But as the Lunar Year of the Dog begins this month, the most distinctive Chinese canine is almost nowhere to be found.
The Chinese calendar assigns different animals from the zodiac to each lunar year in a cycle of 12 years and 2018 is the Year of the Dog.