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How to use solar year in a sentence
Forty-nine years make a convenient luni-solar cycle, reconciling the lunar month and the tropical solar year.The Astronomy of the Bible|E. Walter Maunder
The adjustment of the solar year to correspond with the lunar year and of the two with the civil year dates from this period.
Astronomy was sufficiently understood for the accurate measurement of time in the divisions of the solar year.Hernando Cortez|John S. C. Abbott
Twelve lunar periods, making up approximately the solar year, gave peculiar importance to the number twelve also.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
The length of the solar year first accurately determined by Dionysius, in the astronomical canon.
Scientific definitions for solar year
See under solar time.
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