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

  • n. See solar year.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The time that it takes for the Sun to return to the same position along the ecliptic, as viewed from the Earth, especially:
  • n. A vernal equinox year, the time between two successive vernal equinoxes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Tropical.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes


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