common year
noun Date: circa 1751 a calendar year containing no intercalary period

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  • Common year — Year Year, n. [OE. yer, yeer, [yogh]er, AS. ge[ a]r; akin to OFries. i?r, g?r, D. jaar, OHG. j[=a]r, G. jahr, Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aar, Sw. [*a]r, Goth. j?r, Gr. ? a season of the year, springtime, a part of the day, an hour, ? a year, Zend y[=a]re… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Common year — For the fictional reckoning of the World of Greyhawk, see Common Year (Greyhawk). A common year is a common type of calendar year. It has exactly 365 days and so is not a leap year. More generally, it is a calendar year without intercalation. A… …   Wikipedia

  • common year — year with the usual number of days …   English contemporary dictionary

  • common year — noun a year that is not a leap year • Syn: ↑365 days • Hypernyms: ↑year, ↑twelvemonth, ↑yr * * * noun : a calendar year not containing any intercalary period see year table * * * an ordinary year of 365 days; a year …   Useful english dictionary

  • common year — noun A year that is not a leap year. A 365 day year. Ant: leap year …   Wiktionary

  • common year — com′mon year n. hor an ordinary year of 365 days; a year having no intercalary period Compare leap year • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • common year — an ordinary year of 365 days; a year having no intercalary period. Cf. leap year. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • common year —    a year of 365 days, as opposed to a leap year of 366 days …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Common year starting on Thursday — This is the calendar for any common year starting on Thursday, January 1 (dominical letter D). Examples: Gregorian years 1987, 1998, 2009, 2015 and 2026[1] or Julian year 1915 (see bottom tables). This is the only common year with three… …   Wikipedia

  • Common year starting on Sunday — This is the calendar for any common year starting on Sunday, January 1 (dominical letter A) or for any year in which “Doomsday” is Tuesday. Examples: Gregorian years 1989, 1995, 2006, 2017 and 2023[1] or Julian year 1917. (See tables at bottom.)… …   Wikipedia

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