HyperDic: julian_calendar

English > 1 sense of the expression Julian calendar:
NOUNtimeJulian calendar, Old Style calendarthe solar calendar introduced in Rome in 46 b.c. by Julius Caesar and slightly modified by Augustus, establishing the 12-month year of 365 days with each 4th year having 366 days and the months having 31 or 30 days except for February
English > Julian calendar: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningThe solar calendar introduced in Rome in 46 b.c. by Julius Caesar and slightly modified by Augustus, establishing the 12-month year of 365 days with each 4th year having 366 days and the months having 31 or 30 days except for February.
SynonymOld Style calendar
Broadersolar calendarA calendar based on solar cycles
Spanishcalendario juliano

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