HyperDic: solar_calendar

English > 1 sense of the expression solar calendar:
NOUNtimesolar calendara calendar based on solar cycles
English > solar calendar: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningA calendar based on solar cycles.
NarrowerGregorian calendar, New Style calendarThe solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years
Julian 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
Revolutionary calendarThe calendar adopted by the first French Republic in 1793 and abandoned in 1805
BroadercalendarA system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
Spanishcalendario solar
Catalancalendari solar

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