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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Gulf ofSaros An inlet of the northeast Aegean Sea indenting northwest European Turkey north of Gallipoli.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A Chaldean astronomical period or cycle, the length of which has been variously estimated from 3,600 years to 3,600 days, or a little short of 10 years.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Babylonian numeral, or unit of tale; sixty sixties (3,600).
  • n. An astronomical cycle of 6,585 days and 8 hours, during which period there are 223 lunations, 242 dracontic months, 239 anomalistic months lacking about 5 hours, and 18 Julian years, 10 days, and 18 hours.

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