astronomical year


noun


Nearby words

  1. astronomical refraction,
  2. astronomical telescope,
  3. astronomical triangle,
  4. astronomical twilight,
  5. astronomical unit,
  6. astronomy,
  7. astrophotography,
  8. astrophotometry,
  9. astrophysicist,
  10. astrophysics

Origin of astronomical year

First recorded in 1855–60

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British Dictionary definitions for astronomical year

astronomical year

noun

another name for year See year (def. 4)
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Science definitions for astronomical year

astronomical year

A solar year. See under solar time.
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