French Republican calendar

French Republican calendar
Calendar Cal"en*dar, n. [OE. kalender, calender, fr. L. kalendarium an interest or account book (cf. F. calendrier, OF. calendier) fr. L. calendue, kalendae, calends. See {Calends}.] 1. An orderly arrangement of the division of time, adapted to the purposes of civil life, as years, months, weeks, and days; also, a register of the year with its divisions; an almanac. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eccl.) A tabular statement of the dates of feasts, offices, saints' days, etc., esp. of those which are liable to change yearly according to the varying date of Easter. [1913 Webster]

3. An orderly list or enumeration of persons, things, or events; a schedule; as, a calendar of state papers; a calendar of bills presented in a legislative assembly; a calendar of causes arranged for trial in court; a calendar of a college or an academy. [1913 Webster]

Note: Shepherds of people had need know the calendars of tempests of state. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

{Calendar clock}, one that shows the days of the week and month.

{Calendar month}. See under {Month}.

{French Republican calendar}. See under {Vend['e]miaire}.

{Gregorian calendar}, {Julian calendar}, {Perpetual calendar}. See under {Gregorian}, {Julian}, and {Perpetual}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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