from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Platonic year, under Platonic.
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- n. time required for one complete cycle of the precession of the equinoxes, about 25,800 years
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"The same Manilius states also, that the revolution of the great year is completed with the life of this bird, and that then a new cycle comes round again with the same characteristics as the former one, in the seasons and the appearance of the stars ....
That Christmas our cousin Susue Robinson suggested to all our relatives that this might be a great year to give us something that plugged into the wall.