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calippic period

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a period of seventy-six years, proposed by Calippus, as an improvement on the Metonic cycle, since the 6940 days of the Metonic cycle exceeded 19 years by about a quarter of a day, and exceeded 235 lunations by something more.

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