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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An intercalary day, especially the 29th of February in leap-year.

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Examples

  • It's our special leap-day coverage of the race for the White House, a chance to bring you even more from our reporters, from the voters and from the candidates themselves.

    CNN Transcript Feb 29, 2008

  • We continue our leap-day extra political coverage with CNN's Ali Velshi.

    CNN Transcript Feb 29, 2008

  • You're watching our special leap-day coverage of the race to the White House, a chance to bring you even more from our reporters, from the voters and from the candidates themselves.

    CNN Transcript Feb 29, 2008

  • Let's talk politics now, continuing our leap-day extra political coverage with CNN's Ali Velshi.

    CNN Transcript Feb 29, 2008

  • If the quality of these concoctions is any indication of the sort of revels at which they were drunk, it's no wonder that leap-day partying fell out of favor.

    How to toast the leap year

  • And that Newton week is not, I think, as convenient as a leap-day system.

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • Also, on February 29, Ninetynights featured a special treat: the only R.E.M. show ever performed on a leap-day was put on Ninetynights with a video introduction from Mike Mills, shot in LA by Ethan.

    Murmurs.com

  • 1700: Since yesterday was the quadrennial leap-day, it seems fitting to recall that on this day 308 years ago, Sweden introduced its own Swedish Calendar, a plan to come into compliance with the Gregorian Calendar by skipping all the leap days over a forty-year period.

    Archive 2008-03-01

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